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The 5 Gyres

5 Gyres

5792 W Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, USA

Region Active:

North America

Non-profit group



Plastic pollution, Pollution of the sea, Education, Advocacy


Co-founded by husband-and-wife duo Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins, The 5 Gyres Institute is a non-profit organization that works for cutting plastics pollution through giving focus on primary research. The organisation says it fights against pollution through science, art, education, and adventure, eg. as a result of their efforts, the organisation worked to help impose a ban on plastic microbeads used in skincare and cosmetic products in the United States.

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