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Conservation-minded Port celebrating 70th anniversary Aug. 4 | Port View

 

The Port of Edmonds

June 8 was World Oceans Day, and marked the end of the Port of Edmonds’ 30-Day Challenge to Refuse Single-Use Plastic.

The two events are directly related in that plastic constitutes roughly 90 percent of all trash found floating on the ocean's surface. Furthermore, approximately 100,000 marine mammals and 1 million sea birds are killed annually from the plastics in our ocean.

We must take a stand against plastic.

For this reason, the Port of Edmonds enthusiastically supports the resolution recently passed by the Edmonds City Council to



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