01 Dec '11, 5pm

How One Clothing Company Removed 82,527 Pounds of Trash from Waterways

How One Clothing Company Removed 82,527 Pounds of Trash from Waterways

Last year when we wrote about United By Blue , a clothing and jewelry retail company that puts the ocean first, the company was just a tiny start-up getting its sea legs. But now it has proven itself as a sustainably-minded company that makes a serious difference. It has already removed 82,527 pounds of trash from the ocean as of this writing. The company accomplishes this fantastic task by removing one pound of trash from oceans and waterways worldwide for every product sold, through company-organized cleanups. "By building the infrastructure within our company to host ocean and waterway cleanups, as the business grows, so, too, does the environmental good work. As we sell more clothes, we pick up more trash. And, more importantly, as we grow, we reach more people and educate them on how to be kind to our oceans," writes Alli Blum. © United By Blue In the last year alone,...

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