In the summer of 2016, 6 friends sailed down the Mississippi river on a boat made of 800 plastic bottles.
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.