Save Our Seas from Marine Debris

It comes as no surprise to you that plastic has been found everywhere on Earth—from the deepest reaches of the Mariana Trench to the most remote Arctic ice. Marine debris and plastic pollution pose a serious threat to our ocean and the wildlife that live there.

Now Congress is taking on the issue of marine debris with the recent introduction of a new bill called the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act.

Will you take action and tell your Senators to support this legislation?

Your Senators need to hear from their constituents that the issue of marine debris and plastic pollution is a problem that you want them to tackle.

The bill:

  • Proposes a variety of new measures to bolster international engagement and cooperation to research and address the marine debris crisis;  
  • Commits resources to scientific research to better understand and address the root causes of plastic pollution, both here in the U.S. and around the world; and
  • Proposes a host of new efforts here at home to improve our waste management system, particularly our recycling infrastructure. For example, the bill creates a loan program for states to support trash wheel and litter trap technologies.

Congress has the power to take an important step forward in the fight to combat the growing marine debris crisis. Take action today!

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