The after-party balloon effect: disastrous consequences of balloon releases

The balloons we have all seen at birthday parties, fairs, weddings, and other festivities do not make a great after-party-guest. Coastal cleanups in over 150 countries over the past 25 years have recorded over 1.2 million balloons (Ocean Conservancy 2011 Report) that have washed up on shores. Plastic pollution in the ocean is a global concern.


Last updated on 07 June 2019