Friends and families came out and made a two hour mile long beach walk collecting the plastic scrap that made it past the city cleanup crew. 150 kilos later we had a major improvement in the beach and a real boost in awareness of the issue.
COI was sponsored by Silver Spur restaurant of Santa Cruz and Aquafish of Niteroi.
Local business took notice and invited us to return asap. We are looking into the option of our second event in August during the Olympic games to raise even greater awareness of the importance of Ocean Health globally.