Tracking marine debris has taken me, and my kayak, to some incredible places, from remote parts of Alaska to the roadless Olympic coast. On the most inaccessible beaches all the debris we surveyed had one thing in common: almost all of it was plastic…

— Read the rest of Ken Campbell’s account of his awareness-raising transit of Puget Sound in a kayak made from 400 discarded single-use plastic bottles from C&K’s August 2015 edition.

–Read more from Ken Campbell in his Eco Paddler column.