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: August 1st, 2015
Location: Jordan Park, Salt Lake City, UT
Haul: 531 lbs.
Subaru and Backcountry.com joined us for our annual cleanup of the Jordan River. Over 40 volunteers helped to clean 531 lbs. of trash from the river. Weird trash finds included a metal detector, homemade fishing spear, shopping cart, pair of leather boots and a dealership license plate. This brings the total amount of trash removed from the Jordan River since 2012 to 1,172 lbs.
(Photos by the Salt Lake Tribune)