In this entertaining Tedx Talk Ann Cummins shares how she and her husband Marcus Eriksen co-founded the 5 Gyres Institute to explore plastic on a global level, and leverage their science to drive solutions.  Recent 5 Gyres findings are driving national solutions to a previously unknown source of pollution lurking in products in many of our bathrooms, microbeads.  Learn more and take action at   Take the microbeads pledge.