Sink or Swim

Posted by on Apr 23, 2012 in Water, Youth Action Tour: India | No Comments
Sink or Swim

I’ve arrived in India with the 5 Gyres Team.  We’ve got one simple goal: work with students to find solutions to the plastic pollution that is choking India’s rivers, killing their sacred cows and eating their oxygen as they melt it to make it into something new. After just one day, the only thing that seems simple […]

Plastic Bath

Plastic Bath

How’s about a bath?   I think not! And this is exactly why I’m headed to India. Every day, the Yamuna River–the lifeline of Dehli, India’s Capital–receives more than 3 billion litres (more than 1.5 billion pounds) of waste. Pollution has doubled from 1993 to 2005 despite the fact that india has spent nearly $500 million […]