TAHOE BLUE VODKA DONATES $100K, TAHOE FUND LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT CLEAN UP THE LAKE
Clean Up The Lake, a non-profit organization, removed 8,183 pounds of trash from Donner Lake and Lake Tahoe
NONPROFIT PULLS 8,000-PLUS POUNDS OF TRASH FROM LAKE TAHOE, DONNER LAKE
Clean Up the Lake removed plastic bottles, tires and other pieces of decades-old waste from the Northern California alpine lakes as part of a mission that’s just getting started
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10 million tons of plastic waste ends up in Earth’s oceans every year. But some of America’s best-known lakes are in dire need of a cleanup, too. We talked to a diver on a mission to take the trash out of Lake Tahoe.
DIVERS BEGIN CLEAN UP AROUND 72 MILES OF LAKE TAHOE’S SHORELINE
‘Clean Up the Lake’ has recruited teams of scuba divers to dive below area waters to collect trash that harm these ecosystems.
CLEAN UP THE LAKE REMOVES 8,183 POUNDS OF TRASH FROM LAKE TAHOE AND DONNER LAKE
Founder and executive director of Clean Up The Lake, Colin West, joins us on NSN Daily to discuss their 72 mile scuba clean up.
HERE’S THE MOST INTERESTING THING THESE DIVERS PULLED FROM LAKE TAHOE’S FLOOR
If you’ve ever wondered how much trash is at the bottom of Lake Tahoe, Colin West has the answer, at least part of it.
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION COLLECTS NEARLY 2,000 POUNDS OF TRASH AT DONNER LAKE
“It’s like a trash can. There are 12 beer cans within arm’s reach, a little grove of plastic cups and hats that are sitting there, probably like 75 tennis balls we pulled out.”
MORE THAN 8,000 POUNDS OF TRASH REMOVED FROM LAKE TAHOE AND DONNER LAKE
The Clean Up The Lake dive teams completed a circumnavigated SCUBA clean up of Donner Lake, covering every inch of the 8 mile shoreline at depths of 0-25 feet removing all the smaller trash they could find.
TAHOE’S UGLY SECRET AND A PLAN TO CLEAN IT UP
Tahoe’s beauty and its cold, clear waters draw visitors to its increasingly crowded and urbanized shoreline and out onto the lake itself. Unfortunately visitors have been leaving more than just footprints.
LARGEST UNDERWATER CLEANUP OF LAKE TAHOE TO BEGIN IN ’20
The world’s largest landfill floats as a garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean. But even beyond our Earth’s oceans, lakes, like crystal-blue Lake Tahoe, are also on the decline because of plastic trash.
TAHOE’S UNDERWATER TRASHMEN: SCUBA DIVERS CLEAN UP 8,000 POUNDS OF TRASH
Visitors left behind footprints in the form of trash, but fortunately, Tahoe has its own unique underwater trashman with a team of scuba diving volunteers.
FILMMAKER, DIVER TEAM UP TO CLEAN UP MICROPLASTIC IN LAKE TAHOE
In an effort to keep Lake Tahoe blue, a filmmaker and professional diver have teamed up to clean up microplastics that were detected in the lake.