The project placed 28 water bottle refill stations in schools across south Louisiana and helped 14,000 students reduce their use of single-use plastics while learning about the effects of marine debris on the environment.
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance, which is a partnership of the five Gulf states, helps support projects like this that improve coastal resiliency and environmental health across the Gulf. Interested in helping plan or fund a future project? Click here.
– Amanda Nalley, Gulf of Mexico Alliance