Through education we can drive change. Stormwater Shepherds seeks to not only generate awareness of the problems caused by plastic and urban pollution, but provide alternatives to single use plastic and solutions to remove rubbish before it reaches our precious waterways.
What is it?
Bottles, disposable cutlery, straws, containers, wrapping, fishing line, tyres and of course plastic bags. The accumulation of synthetic plastic products to the point where they create a problem for our wild, marine and human life.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
First brought to our attention in 1997 by Captain Charles Moore, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is collection of marine debris, mostly plastic, located in the central North Pacific Ocean. It is however, more than just a ‘patch’. This man-made gyre has a has a current surface area of around 1.6 million square kilometres …
What is a Storm Water Utility Charge? Is it legal and why you should advocate for it…