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Waycross, Georgia Shares Their Experience with the Bandalong Litter Trap

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We recently received this letter from Steve Pope, the project manager for the City of Waycross, Georgia’s Bandalong Litter Trap. The letter highlights the success of the Bandalong Litter Trap in the Satilla River and the city’s satisfaction working with Storm Water Systems, Inc. We are proud of the work we are helping municipalities to do in order to keep…

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We Knew It Was Bad… But Did You Know It Was This Bad?

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Seal caught in garbage, Kure Atoll, Pacific. Photo Credit: © Micheal Pitts via Nels Israelson, TEDx (Flickr CC) Well, if you’ve been reading our blog, then you already know the problem of plastic pollution in our world’s waterways is bad, but a recent study by the University of Western Australia and CSIRO sheds new light on the severity of the…

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Lessons Learned: Reclaiming Urban Waters Across the U.S.

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Once again, Storm Water Systems is honored to be a part of what Groundwork Anacostia River is doing to reclaim their urban waters. As we’ve discussed in previous articles, Groundwork Anacostia River uses the Bandalong Litter Trap as a tool to not only remove an estimated 20,000 pounds of trash from the Anacostia River annually, but also to educate the…

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First Bandalong Litter Trap in New York State Installed in Village of Valley Stream

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This year has been a busy one for the Storm Water Systems team and fortunately, there are no signs of slowing. Of all the exciting things that have happened this year, Storm Water Systems is incredibly thrilled to announce the first Bandalong Litter Trap installation has been completed in New York state. This installation is the first Bandalong Litter Trap…

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Community Voice Project: GWARDC’s Vaughn Perry’s RiverStory

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We wanted to share this video about our friend Vaughn Perry, the Program Manager at Groundworks Anacostia River DC his journey to becoming an environmentalist, and his personal mission to connect a variety of social groups through the environment. We hope Vaughn’s story inspires you all to continue being stewards of the environment. “I could be a bridge for both…

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Trash’s Deadly Impact: Midway Island, North Pacific Ocean

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It’s difficult to fully understand the consequences of our disposable society’s behavior. The harmful act of littering is a mindless act giving truth to the old adage, “Out of sight, out of mind.” However, that does not mean our actions don’t have detrimental effects on our world. This video does an incredible job showing the deadly impact of human trash…

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WKRG News 5 in Mobile, AL Reports on Failing Litter Trap

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  The Bandalong Litter Trap was shown in a news story as a more than capable alternative to the current litter trap the city has installed. The news story titled “Litter Trap Sinks After Thursday’s Heavy Rain Storm” aired on WKRG News Channel 5 in Mobile, AL on February 7, 2013. Watch the news story below:     Rick Courtney,…

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