A message from Coastal Angels President, Jacque Winberg

I created Coastal Angels in March of 2015. I became aware of plastic pollution on Southern California's beaches and was also inspired by a documentary titled, Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch. I began thinking of how I could help make a difference in the environment and decided that hosting beach cleanups with my friends and family would be a good foundation.

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Tiny Culprits of a Massive Health Risk

By Meghan Rice       

Microplastics, including dangerous microbeads and synthetic fabric fibers are some of the most dangerous plastics that get into the ocean and end up on our dinner plates.  Marine animals, which also suffer health problems including death, digest these materials in the water and through their consumption, we run the risk of serious health issues ourselves.

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SoCal Lifestyle Endangers Marine Life

By Meghan Rice

Southern California beaches are landmarks of the area, where people of all ages and backgrounds flock to enjoy the crystal blue water, blazing sunshine, and white sand.  Visiting the beaches, we see volleyball games, barbeques, tents for hoards of people to gather under and enjoy fun festivities under the sun.

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