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 27th, 2016
Location: Sunset Lake, Asbury Park, NJ
Haul: 560 lbs.
We met over 50 volunteers at Sunset Lake Park to pickup trash along the lake's shore, park, and adjoining streets.Volunteers hauled away plastic bottles, metal piping, and your garden variety household trash. Some of the strangest trash finds included a creepy doll head, a butcher's knife, and a vintage soda bottle. Huge thanks to our wonderful local volunteers who helped out, especially members from the newly-formed Sunset Lake Commission. Special thanks to Hoagitos , Jersey Collective , Klean Kanteen , and Mindful Café for their support!
For more information on the commission and improving the health of Sunset Lake, visit the organizations page here.
For more photos from the cleanup, visit our Facebook album.