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Join #TeamSeas

#TeamSeas is a global campaign to raise $30M to remove 30M pounds of plastic and trash from our ocean, rivers and beaches. It’s also the second wave of the largest creator-led fundraising campaign to ever hit the internet: #TeamTrees

Join #TeamSeas! Together we can put a dent in plastic waste

  1. Visit to learn more and to donate to the campaign.
  2. Share what you've learned about #TeamSeas on social media and encourage your friends and family to participate.
  3. Understand the problem by learning more about plastic waste below.

Understand the Problem

This selection of lessons will help you understand how plastic waste affects our natural world, and how you can take action to eliminate it.

History & Status Quo of Plastic

Future of Plastic