Rita Hjelm, Co-Founder of The Plastic Wave Project

RITA HJELM, CO-FOUNDER OF THE PLASTIC WAVE PROJECT, discussed how the Monmouth County non-profit got started by a group of friends, how the group is educating the public about harmful plastic pollution in our oceans and communities, ways to live sustainably, and how people can get involved in a community project to collect data on microplastics to prevent future pollution.