Plastic Century is a Wake-Up Call for Our Plastic Pollution

By: Michael Hines - Published: Jun 9, 2010 • References: plasticcentury & fastcompany
Plastic Century is an art installation aimed at raising awareness of the amount of plastic pollution in our oceans. The installation was designed by artist Sarah Kornfeld, oceanographer Wallace J. Nichols, and futurists Stuart Candy and Jake Dunagan.

Plastic Century grabs your attention in a unique way. It asks you to drink water from water coolers representing various years of plastic pollution. The years range from 1910 to 2030, and the amount of trash in each cooler increases from year to year.

Plastic Century is a great way to raise awareness for ocean pollution. Check out the gallery or click on the links to learn more about the project. Stats for Polluted Water Cooler Art Trending: Older & Mild
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