Plastic Pollution

Our society has the plastic tap turned on, pouring 18 billion pounds of plastic into our oceans each year. Recent studies estimate there to be 5 trillion pieces of plastic afloat in our seas. Accumulating plastics belong to over 200 polymer families, varying in composition and properties. At Bureo we work to keep the most harmful form of plastic pollution, fishing nets, from entering our oceans. Though our focus is narrow, it’s a major piece in the puzzle to solve the plastic pollution crisis: the need for a circular economy to prevent waste from entering our oceans in the first place. We hope to extend our impact through educating communities and companies about ways to collectively work together to turn off the plastic tap. Below are a list of our nonprofit partners fighting to save our seas. We partner with some of these organizations to host beach cleanups and educational events. 

Learn more about the issues with plastics by exploring these nonprofits: 



Our Educational Outreach Program

We partner with nonprofits, schools and companies for educational events, presentations, and beach cleanups. To learn more email: education@bureo.co

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