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One Foot at a Time Winners

Screen Shot 2013-11-01 at 10.50.38 AMSurfrider Foundation would like to extend a warm thanks to all who participated in the “One Foot at a Time” contest during our third annual “Rise Above Plastics Month!”  We had some amazing submissions, and enjoyed your passion and creativity.  Below, you can check out the top six winners for each of our  template designs, […]

A Worldwide Shift Away From Single-Use Plastic Bags

Infographic-101813-LR-01-662x102454% of the world’s population (3.8 billion people) are living in bag ban/fee zones and 2.4 million people are trying to join the movement. Despite the worldwide shift, the average American still uses over 500 single-use plastic bags per year, adding up to well over 100 billion each year!   Check out the full infographic […]

Making [Plastic] Waves

IMG_0134_10xFinal copyJohn Morris, an active Surfrider Foundation volunteer and Oregon chapter founder, first participated in Rise Above Plastics Month in 2011.  Blown away by the amount of plastic debris he found on Oregon’s beaches, Morris found the One Foot at a Time campaign to be the perfect opportunity to combine his passion for the environment with […]

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