About

IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO SAVE A BEACH

The Washed Ashore mission

Washed Ashore builds and exhibits aesthetically powerful art to educate a global audience about plastic pollution in oceans and waterways and spark positive changes in consumer habits.

CLEAN UP

Clean up your beaches.

Under Angela Haseltine Pozzi’s leadership, community members clean up our beaches and transform the debris into sculptures of sea life affected by plastic pollution.

Continue reading

EDUCATE

Learn about us.

Lead artist, Angela Haseltine Pozzi uses art as a powerful tool to encourage community and environmental action about her true passion: cleaning up the world’s oceans!

Continue reading

EXHIBIT

Find out more about the exhibit.

We use 98% of this trash to create sculptures, such as a walk-through replica of an ocean gyre, a Styrofoam coral reef, Octavia the Octopus and a plastic bottle sea jelly.

Continue reading

 

Meet the Washed Ashore team

As leader of a team of dedicated employees and hundreds of volunteers, Angela has vowed that this effort is her calling and “until we run out of plastic on the beach, we will keep doing our work.”

Get to know us

Angela with puffin