SailNet Community - View Single Post - Garbage Island
Thread: Garbage Island
View Single Post
post #35 of Old 11-11-2012
Super Fuzzy Moderator
tdw's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 17,134
Thanks: 22
Thanked 128 Times in 119 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Re: Garbage Island

Every time we go for a sail we come across plastic bottles ... not good and not much we can do about it but it doesn't justify us throwing our rubbish overboard. Equally so I feel simply because our neghbours are grubs does not mean we have to be as well.

Less plastic would be good ? No doubt and reusable bags for groceries is one way to cut back on plastic usage. When we do end up with plastic bags then use them for trash collectioninstead of putting them into another plastic garbage bag.

Glass and aluminium containers will break down in the ocean and they don't float. So much better than plastic.

Hell, it is not all that difficult is it ? I simply do not understand why it is such an issue.

Andrew B (Malö 39 Classic)

“Life is a trick, and you get one chance to learn it.”
― Terry Pratchett.

Last edited by tdw; 11-11-2012 at 06:51 PM.
tdw is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome