Monterey Bay Aquarium’s life-sized blue whale art installation is on display at Crissy Field in the heart of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco, to bring awareness to the issue of ocean plastic pollution. The plastic panels that compose a majority of the whale’s exterior are made from hand-recycled type #2 plastic (HDPE). 750 panels were used for the exterior along with 65 white and blue recycled plastic barrels.

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s life-sized blue whale art installation is on display at Crissy Field in the heart of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in San Francisco, to bring awareness to the issue of ocean plastic pollution. The plastic panels that compose a majority of the whale’s exterior are made from hand-recycled type #2 plastic (HDPE). 750 panels were used for the exterior along with 65 white and blue recycled plastic barrels.