Nearly 500 Vessels being Recognized by the USCG for their Voluntary Participation in AMVER – Focus on Safety at Sea reaches New Imperative
WESTON, CT - May 10, 2023 - Nearly 500 vessels from 141 U.S.-based shipping entities…
Maritime Executive reports that “up to 95 percent of plastic polluting the world’s oceans comes from just 10 rivers”. CLICK HERE to read the article.
Skip the bottled water and use a reusable water bottle
Avoid using a straw. Straws are one of the top 10 marine debris items found on beaches
Avoid using “microbeads” found in face washes and toothpastes. Look at labels for polypropylene and polyethylene
Buy products made from recycled materials with little or no packaging
Choose to carry reusable bags for all your shopping
Repair, upgrade or turn in your electronics for recycling
Wear clothing made of non-synthetic fibers. Polyester clothing is made of plastic
Compost and use fewer garbage bags.
RECYCLE and REDUCE plastic use to “Save Our Seas”!
Learn more at www.namepa.net/education/
Want updates on how NAMEPA is protecting marine environments and how you can get involved? Subscribe by email and follow us on social media.
Every donation counts. Your tax-deductible donation will help us protect the marine environment, support the marine industry, and educate communities to Save Our Seas.
Join NAMEPA to help us advocate preserving the marine environment by promoting marine industry best practices.