Ocean Wise, a Vancouver-based nonprofit, promotes ocean conservation; their Ocean Bridge program, created for participants aged 18-30, empowers young Canadians to develop their own conservation projects.
Marsh, 28, quickly found her project. “I spent 5 minutes just observing the clinic and I realized the amount of plastic pill vials we were dispensing,” Marsh explains. “Plus IV bags, syringes, and packaging.”
With Ocean Bridge resources and mentorship, Marsh began a pill bottle recycling and refill program, as well as a weight-based system for auditing controlled substances, at South Burnaby Veterinary Hospital in Vancouver, where she has worked since 2017.