Clearing your own trash off Florida beaches can make a big difference

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - I hate looking at a beach strewn with trash. Nothing ruins a day on the water like watching someone's garbage bob on the surface. Or blight the reef below it.

I wrote about this recently and my Facebook page was filled--no pun intended--with angry responses from people tired of the eyesores.

The article below is a reminder that all of us need to channel that frustration into action. Many helping hands are needed to cope with the staggering volume of trash choking our shorelines at home and across the globe.

Read the statistics. They are daunting, enough so that maybe more of us will become engaged in making a difference. Click here for story.

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