In this episode, we discuss sustainable art with Erin Smith, the CEO of Ocean Sole. Erin is an eco-advocate passionate about spreading conservation awareness in fun and creative ways.
Ocean Sole specializes in creating life-size endangered species replicas from flip flops. This is done in an effort to educate people on ocean health, positively impact low-income communities, and contribute to ocean conservation.
Ocean Sole is on a mission to clean polluted beaches and provide careers to artisans in affected areas. Located in Kenya, they are making a difference in local ecosystems and communities alike. What’s next for this unique social enterprise? Tune in now to learn more!
In this conversation, we cover:
The impacts of plastic pollution on marine life. Why flip flops are so hard to recycle and reuse. Different pieces of art that Ocean Sole creates. The economic impact that Ocean Sole has on local communities. You can find more on Ocean Sole by visiting their website!
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