Yustina Salnikova, co-creator of Monterey Bay Aquarium's life-sized blue whale art installation made out of recycled single-use plastic, sorts through plastic trash during the inital building stages. The plastic panels that compose a majority of the whale’s exterior are made from hand-recycled type #2 plastic (HDPE).

Yustina Salnikova, co-creator of Monterey Bay Aquarium's life-sized blue whale art installation made out of recycled single-use plastic, sorts through plastic trash during the inital building stages. The plastic panels that compose a majority of the whale’s exterior are made from hand-recycled type #2 plastic (HDPE).