The Most Polluted Item on the Beach...


A Santa Cruz surfer has won a recycled surfboard contest with an entry covered with 10,000 cigarette butts.

Lane and his friend, Ben Judkins, spent the summer plucking butts from the sand, beach parking lots and local paths in Santa Cruz.Advertisement

"This is the most polluted item picked up on the beach," creator Taylor Lane told the Orange County Register. "And no one thinks twice that you can do anything with it."

Read the article here.

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