Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Sushi Grade? (Plastic) Failing Grade...

The catch of the day on JUNK. Needless to say, this one didn't make the grade. 17 pieces of plastic in its stomach. A picture indeed says a thousand words....

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Bird Eats Plastic For Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner Fail

This what happens when birds find plastic on the beach and in the water.  In some cases, they eat so much plastic that it comprises 15% of their body weight.  The also will regurgitate it and feed it to their young.  The picture above shows the contents of one seabirds stomach.

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Ballona Creek Plastic Fail

Ironically the nets must be removed after a rainstorm, as the weight of the runoff trash will break them. Once used for catching fish, nets are now being used to fish plastic.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Backyard Garden Plastic Fail

Maybe there is a better way?  Okay, go back to sleep, it's only waist (waste) deep right now. No danger of suffocation yet.

Garbage Dump Plastic Fail