For every product sold, United By Blue removes one pound of trash from our world's oceans and waterways.
We created this company because we wanted to make a bigger, more measurable impact on our oceans and encourage people to do the same. So we stopped simply writing checks and started organizing and hosting these cleanups. We wanted to do our part to clean the waterways ourselves.
That’s also why we take the care to create products that use responsible materials (like recycled polyester, which reuses plastic bottles so they won’t wind up in gyres). If you’d like to help, we’d love to see you at our next cleanup.
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Date: May 13th, 2016
Location: Big Chico Creek, Chico, CA
Haul: 1,100 lbs.
United by Blue teamed up with Klean Kanteen and ChicoBag for a cleanup of Big Chico Creek and the surrounding park. Under a clear sky and bright sun, over 65 volunteers worked along the creek and park, picking up recyclables, household waste and a variety of weird trash, including a message in a [wine] bottle, a book of poetry, and jean shorts. At the heart of these three companies is a commitment to waterway and land conservation and reducing human reliance on single-use plastics. This cleanup is a manifestation of Klean Kanteen, Chico Bag and United by Blue's missions.