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One Plastic Beach

One kilometer of beach. Thousands of pounds of plastic. One couple turning it all into art.

 

Plastic Fish, Video Still by Tess ThackaraFor more than a decade, Richard Lang and Judith  Selby Lang have been collecting plastic debris from a short stretch of beach near their home in Northern California. After cleaning and sorting the pieces of washed-up plastic—everything from cereal box action figures to multicolored milk jug lids—the couple transforms them into elaborate works of art. By creating beauty out of trash, Richard and Judith are also raising awareness of the problems of disposable plastic and the pollution of our oceans.


Video courtesy of  Tess Thackara on Vimeo.

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