In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Broken.”
Beach, in the conservation area at the southern tip of Cozumel, Mexico:
The 2,500 acres set aside in Faro Celarain Eco Park, also known as Parque Punta Sur, are home to nesting sea turtles and several species of exotic birds.
Every year the nonprofit group Ocean Conservancy organizes volunteers around the world to pick up trash from beaches. The top ten items most frequently found:
Two years ago our town banned the use of plastic bags for carrying out groceries (produce bags still allowed). Oh, the hue and cry. There were letters to the editor in protest. One letter writer threatened to shop in another town. Business would suffer! Yet now, no one complains. There’s a sense of civic pride.
How many other used, disposable and broken things could we easily re-use, fix or not use at all?
Have you been to the coast lately? Any broken stuff on the beach?