Sure, there’s some fun stuff that comes to the shore and even some monstrous items, but most of what washes on the beach amidst rocks and logs is nothing much more than garbage. One hard hit location has been Montague Island in Alaska, where the first organized cleanup project was planned for two weeks in June 2012 to collect and dispose of everything from buoys to water bottles. Officials feared that the debris wasn’t just an eyesore but would harm native fish and wildlife.
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