Over 12,000 crab pots are lost in Washington state’s Puget Sound every year, costing an estimated $700,000 in lost harvest revenue, and more poignantly, damaging the sea floor environment. Using sonar to find the pots, divers and scientists venture into the waters to clean up and learn why pots are lost.
On Saturday, May 19, you are invited to help clean up the shores of Lake Washington in Colman Park with Nordstrom and ECO SWIM BY AQUA GREEN, a planet-friendly swimwear company. They’ll provide you with breakfast and all your gear. They need you to help make our planet a little cleaner.
After the amazing attendance last year, Starbucks is reviving the Starbucks 5th of July Lake Union Cleanup and encouraging the whole community to join in on this post-fireworks cleaning frenzy. Starbucks will throw in free coffee, water, pastries and lunch!