Sometimes what we see on the surface is only a small fraction of the issue. Case in point, this seemingly small piece of plastic I picked up at Wrightsville Beach on Monday. As I pulled, I realized that the majority of the plastic was underneath the sand.... and it turned out to be a bag that once held ice.
20 minutes on September 30, 2013 at Access 29Litter by weight: 5.4 oz
Cigarette butts: 46
Total amount of cigarette butts removed from Wrightsville Beach, NC in 204 days: