Thursday, 2 August 2012

Plastic Nurdle spill – container at Beaufort Island, Hong Kong on 31 July 2012.

The following photographs are of a container which had been carrying 1000 x 25 kilogram bags of Nurdles, with its spilled contents, found on 31 July 2012 at Beaufort Island, Hong Kong (Courtesy: Tracey Read). The container was lost from a container ship during Typhoon Vicente:

The white objects along the shoreline in the photograph below are loose spilled Nurdles.

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