Bay-Friendly Actions

Did you know...

  •'s illegal to feed ducks and geese in Rhode Island and other states?
  • goose can produce a pound of poop per day?
  • and goose poop that washes off the land is a leading cause of beach closures?
  • ...volunteers collected 14,911 pounds of trash from Rhode Island beaches during the International Coastal Cleanup in 2016?
  • ...the average household's water leaks can account for more than 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year –– the amount of water needed to wash 270 loads of laundry?
  • ...Rhode Island has more than 50 publicly accessible electric charging stations?
  • can off-set much of your electric bill by installing 10 solar panels?

This section of Bay-Friendly Living explains simple actions you can take in your daily life to reduce pollution that runs into our local waters. Learn how to leave a smaller carbon footprint. 

Download the Bay-Friendly Actions section of our Bay-Friendly Living guide.