UGA students work to clear trash from Oconee River

UGA students work to clear trash from Oconee River

On Tuesday, students from Marguerite Brickman’s Basic Concepts in Biology honors course at the University of Georgia gathered in the parking lot of the Oconee River Greenway. Tuesday’s class would be a little different than usual. Together, the students would be...
News Feature: Bandalong on WSB TV

News Feature: Bandalong on WSB TV

“Metro scientist fears PPE is ‘nail in the coffin’ for plastic pollution” on WSB TV – Bandalong trash traps are catching noticably more PPE (personal protective equipment) such as gloves, masks, and hand santizer bottles. The traps help to reduce the...
Introducing The Bandalong Bandit!

Introducing The Bandalong Bandit!

Our latest trash trap is designed to capture floating litter in smaller waterways! It’s currently installed at Tanyard Creek and captured 25 cubic feet of trask in 10 days! This week alone it caught 9.4 pounds of litter that did NOT reach the oceans. Way to go...
Bandalong Trap on Anacostia River

Bandalong Trap on Anacostia River

Photo from: Year of the Anacostia We are proud to see another one of our Bandalong traps in action in Mt. Rainier, MD on the Anacostia River. It is the first of it’s kind in Maryland! The Anacostia Riverkeeper, Mt. Rainier, Prince George’s County, and...