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Rise Above Plastics with Reusable Takeout Bags from Native Foods Cafe

Santa_Monica-2This October, in honor of Rise Above Plastics Month, Surfrider’s friends at Native Foods Café have taken the pledge to reduce their plastic footprint.  Native Foods Café debuts their reusable bags this month, encouraging take-out customers to reduce their consumption of single-use bags. Additionally, Surfrider Foundation will be the featured non-profit organization at all Native […]

Plastic Art: ‘A Slice of Venice Beach’

IMG_7223Artist Rohitash Rao draws inspiration from the colorful and eclectic trash he picks up along the city streets, beach, and boardwalk surrounding his studio in Venice Beach, California.  An avid supporter of Surfrider Foundation’s beach cleanup efforts, Rao created a special piece for us in honor of “Rise Above Plastics Month.” Rao stumbled upon the concept […]

France Bans the Bag!

bag_oceanSurfrider Foundation activists and environmentalists are rising above plastics around the world.  With the help of Surfrider Foundation Europe, France has passed a ban on single-use plastic bags and disposable tableware.  According to the European Commission, one French person on average uses about 80 plastic bags a year.  This represents about 17 billion plastic bags – including […]

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