Environmental Protection Agency: Trash Free Waters

Most of the trash that pollutes our rivers, lakes, estuaries, and oceans comes from sources on land. 

Plastic trash, in particular, threatens human health, aquatic ecosystems, and the economy. EPA’s Trash Free Waters program is reducing the volume of trash entering our waters by working with partners to implement collaborative solutions that target land-based sources. To learn more, view the Trash Free Waters program factsheet here.

Para ver nuestra página en español, haga clic aquí.

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Conservation & Sustainability, Pollution, Waste
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