Plastic in Our Oceans: A Growing Environmental Crisis

by Jason Hyde on Apr 23, 2024

Plastic in Our Oceans: A Growing Environmental Crisis

Every year, millions of tons of plastic end up in our oceans, contributing to large-scale environmental degradation. The equivalent of a garbage truck's worth of plastic is dumped into the ocean every minute, resulting in about 8 million tons annually. This waste accumulates in massive floating trash islands, such as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which is twice the size of Texas and largely consists of microplastics.
These plastics pose severe risks to marine life, causing ingestion and entanglement that can lead to fatal blockages and other health issues. The problem also extends to humans as these plastics enter our food chain through seafood.

How can we fight against this crisis?

  • Reduce Plastic Use: Opt for alternatives to single-use plastics.
  • Improve Waste Management: Advocate for better recycling and waste handling systems.
  • Support Cleanup Initiatives: Engage in or fund efforts to remove trash from our waters.
How Our Jewelry Makes a Difference:
  • Reduces Waste: Each piece of jewelry repurposes plastic that would otherwise harm marine life and ecosystems.
  • Promotes Sustainability: By choosing our products, consumers support sustainable practices and encourage a broader industry shift towards eco-conscious production.
  • Raises Awareness: Wearing our jewelry serves as a conversation starter about ocean conservation and the importance of recycling.

Join the Movement:
We invite you to support a cleaner, healthier ocean by choosing sustainable jewelry. Together, we can turn the tide on pollution and change the narrative from waste to wonder.

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