Beginner - Plastic Bank Ambassador

The Ocean Plastic Crisis

20 min
7 Lessons

As you may know, plastic is causing troubles to our oceans and marine wildlife. Learn where plastic can be found, what happens when it starts degrading into smaller pieces, and why cleaning our oceans is not a simple task.

This course is part of our Ambassador Program which is a collection of 6 courses about plastic, issues around it, and how Plastic Bank reveals the value in plastic waste to reduce poverty and stop ocean plastic. The program also includes resources to help you engage your community around the issues of plastic waste.

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Taylor Leigh Cannizzaro


Taylor Leigh Cannizzaro
Marta Marrucco


Marta Marrucco
Gwen Morgan
Nancy O.
Megan Thorpe


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The Ocean Plastic Crisis

Understanding marine litter

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Where does trash accumulate in the ocean? 

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Why cleaning the ocean isn’t effective

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Thank you

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