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Sarah Loftus
coasts, Duke Marine Lab, environmental health, events, leadership, oceans, PhD, student life, students

Scouts Clean Up The Beach, But It’s Just Scratching The Surface

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Our team of volunteers collectively removed hundreds of pounds of trash and recyclables from Radio Island Beach during Carteret County’s annual Big Sweep event. While clean-ups are a solution to one of the symptoms of our throw-away society, major changes in the way we design and manufacture products are needed to get to the root of the problem.