In the summer of 2016, 6 friends sailed down the Mississippi river on a boat made of 800 plastic bottles.
WITH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF
The Recycled Mississippi expedition aimed to promote public awareness of the need for clean rivers, less landfill waste, and the elimination of single-use plastic containers.
MEET THE CREW (from left to right)
Sebastian Engelhart - skipper - United States
Zander Hortung - navigator - United States
Dan Cullum - expedition leader - New Zealand
Livio Knoeri - engineer - Switzerland
Gary Bencheghib - filmmarker - France
Hannes Stauffer - engineer - Switzerland
Here are some of the Mississippi River legends, a peak into the micro plastic studies happening in the Gulf of Mexico, and a look at some of the numerous river angels that have made our trip all the more special.