I can just see it now, brick and mortar, aluminum and steel, and No Plastic! One thing we know over the many years producing, reusing, and recycling plastic is that it is a great resource for individual packaging and fast product design. This being said, plastic breaks apart and is …

It seems that every we look, plastic bags are getting into the most inconvenient places like the ocean. Meanwhile as Americans it appears that shutting off the plastic bag tap, so to speak, would be difficult if not impossible. So we came up with a possible solution. WHAT IF??? we …

Here we are commemorating the addition of our new vessel. The “Namastay” is a 25 foot O’Day that has a comfortable cabin for long sea going trips.   We are planning a trawling expedition for the 2014 summer season. This expeditions goal will be to test how effective our newest …

  We would like to welcome the NOMC II (Non-Oceanic Material Collector) into the Adopt A Gyre family. We are anxious to begin testing on the newest prototype!  Ideally, the prototype is designed to do the exact opposite of the NOMC I. This makes very little sense without the understanding of the physics …

From Midway Island, a film documenting the ingested plastic by local albatross’ Click below to see the video of this tragedy. Click here to see vide————->  Message From Midway <———–Click here to see Video

A fish shown above, has died for an unknown reason. A quick examination shows that this fish had micro-plastics in its stomach at the time of its death. It seems that curiosity killed the cat/fish in this instance. Reports from the english channel read “Scientists have found tiny fragments of …

We stumbled across a fantastic website that lists all of the things recycled in L.A. As glamorous as it sounds, the visual guide to help citizens identify recyclable material in the street is very selfless. The website is great and allows you to get an in depth list of recycled …

It is imperative for us as people to know exactly how long different items will stay in our oceans. . This is an Image we stumbled across and felt obligated to share on our site. As we can see it can be a considerable amount of time before breaking down …

Here at Adopt A Gyre we strive to clean up the plastics currently drifting in the oceans gyres. However we recognize the importance to prevent the plastics from entering the system in the first place. There fore we are proud to support the campaign for “ban the bag” around the …

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