High Trash Areas Map

1. Santa Monica Daily Press
Carried Away- Putting Plastics On Notice” [pdf link]

2. San Francisco Chronicle
S.F. First City To Ban Plastic Shopping Bags” [article link]

3. Los Angeles Times
Compostable Bags No Solution For L.A Area” [article link]

4. San Diego Union- Tribune
A Concrete Solution For Plastic Bags?

5. Los Angeles Times
Plague Of Plastic Chokes The Sea

6. Best Life Magazine
Plastic Ocean


1. Californians Against Waste

2. Heal The Bay

3. The Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council

4. American Plastic Council

5. Plastic Resource

6. Plastic Info

7. Polystyrene Packaging

8. Plastic Bag Recycling

9. Ocean Conservancy

10. Clean Water Network


1. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

2. Environment Protection and Heritage Council [Plastics]

3. California Ocean Protection Council

4. California Coastal Commission (pdf)

5. L.A River Plastics Industry Task Force – Final Report (pdf)

6. San Luis Obispo- Integrated Waste Management Authority [Plastic]

7. Santa Monica- Government (Plastic)

8. San Francisco-Government

9. Oakland- Government (Environment)

10. Santa Cruz- Government