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Solutions to Plastic Pollution in our Oceans
Overview
Plastic can be found in every ocean and waterway on the planet, even in places uninhabited by humans. This toxic garbage is wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems. Unless we take immediate action, the damage will only get worse.
Waste in Our Waterways
Unveiling the Hidden Costs to Californians of Litter Clean-Up

Issue Brief
As revealed in a new report produced on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council by Kier Associates, California cities, towns, and tax payers, are shouldering $428 million per year in costs to stop litter from becoming pollution that harms the environment, tourism and other economic activity.

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California’s New Recycling Goal is a Green Jobs Creator
Achieving 75 percent recycling in California could produce more than 110,000 jobs.

Report
California already leads the nation in green jobs creation, and increasing recycling and the industry that supports it will create even more jobs.
Recycling 101
A refresher course in the basics, plus tips to take your recycling game to the next level.

Guide
A refresher course in the basics, plus tips to take your recycling game to the next level.

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