REI sponsored a beach clean up today. I helped out with the Bolsa Chica detail. For the most part it was tons of plastic and a lot of styrofoam. Most of what I found were broken bits and pieces. The early bird gets all the sexy trash (the giant things and impressive trash). I saw one guy find two sleeping bags. I later saw a homeless dude walking around the wetlands trying to figure out why scores of neo-hippies were invading his home. I’m guessing he’s going to need to find a new sleeping bag (or two).
Of all the garbage I found, my two favorite things were:
- Puffy Seahorse Sticker (sadly, it had lost it’s stickiness and the sun had faded all colors but blue, but it still made me laugh)
- Garfield The Movie sunglasses (one arm missing)
But for the love of Jack Lord, World – ease off the plastic and styrofoam.