In this episode, Sam discusses how he ran across the United States to build awareness about the issue, the challenge with plastic waste in Bali, the innovative use of river barriers to stop plastics before they enter the ocean, how Sungai Watch is using data to track polluters, and how the team is engaging local communities in the effort.
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Additional resources for this episode
Sam’s expedition down the Citarum River
World Economic Forum article on Sam’s run from New York to Los Angeles to spread awareness about plastic pollution
Make A Change World video on Sam’s run across the United States
Sam’s TEDX Talk on his run across the United States
World Economic Forum article on Sungai Watch’s plastic capture strategy
Make A Change World’s video series “Run with Sam”, where Sam talks with leaders in sustainability on runs