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This is a place to assess and improve the sustainable practices and technologies utilized by Beam Reach. Place new information in the categories below or create a new category for your efforts.

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Our marine home: the green ship Gato Verde



  • Source: Friday Harbor
  • Source: Roche Harbor
  • Source: Snug Harbor
  • Source: Port Angeles
  • Use: hydration
  • Use: washing (dishes)
  • Use: showers

Liquid waste

  • grey water (sinks, showers, decks)
  • black water (heads, urine, feces)
  • in the sea

Solid waste

Noise pollution

  • Gato Verde underwater signature
  • Noise mitigation technologies

Our terrestrial home: Friday Harbor Labs and San Juan Island

Food production and choices

- Lacrover Farm - Vegetarians and carnivores - Carbon footprint of transporting tofu and chicken to San Juan Island

Water supply

- Friday Harbor Labs - Friday Harbor - salt water intrusion and desalination

Water uses

  • showers
  • laundry
  • hydration
  • cooking