December 12, 2017

Dumpster diving helps aquarium streamline its trash

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MONTEREY — Michael Seaman can tell who has been visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium just by looking at the garbage.

“If it’s a few coffee cups and some baby carrots, it’s adults leading children,” said Seaman, 28, the aquarium’s new environmental and purchasing manager.

By “auditing” the aquarium’s trash, Seaman can focus on the bigger picture — trying to reduce and recycle the waste coming from the 1.8 million people who visit the aquarium every year.

“He’s brought a whole extra level of attention to the waste

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