"We'd pick up a bag or a bucketful of trash and take it home with us before we went to go surf. It was our daily payment for the waves, an act of giving back."

"At such a young age I began to understand that it was important for us to take care of the land because it takes care of us too."

"When we throw things away we don't always think about where "away" might be."

"It may seem like we are just one person, but if we start small and start with ourselves our values and our actions, our individual impact can help inspire those around us and collectively we can help fix this mess we're in."