Picture the endless stream of plastic toys swept from the beach and teaming up to contribute their permanence to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It's an atrocious image!
Which is why Zoë b beach toys are pretty darn brilliant. Made from corn sugar, they’ll be eaten by microbes and completely disappear in two to three years when submerged in marine environments, buried in soil, or composted. What better way to starve the Patch? (Zoë b Biodegradable Beach Toys, $15)