Marty Pigue - The Man Cleaning Up Deserts for Living

  • Published 2 years ago
  • 10

Marty Pigue has been recycling pretty much his entire life. A selfless man who lives on cleaning up the trash in the desert in Southern California, Marty never asks for anything. All he does is cleaning up the trash, and making a living out of it.

Marty is a 55 year old veteran. After he left the service, Marty traveled the country with a bike, and found up that the abundance of trash, cans, bottles and everything else on the side of the road is something he cannot see and ignore.

Marty decided to do something about it, and dedicated his simple life to the community and the environment.

When he first started cleaning the desert in Southern California, the place was a disaster. He got a nickel and a buck for the stuff he picked up, and now the desert is cleaner than ever.

Marty is someone who inspires people. Not many decide to dedicate their life to the environment, living the simple life. At the moment, there is a campaign for Marty, raising funds to get him a new trailer to replace the old and rusty one. You can join here.

From Around the Web

Related Videos

Nature
animal homes
youtube icon
52:50

Will you believe if we tell you that animals might be even better engineers than humans? We pride ourselves in being great engineers. We build some amazing buildings. We have...

  • 3,302
  • 1 year ago
  • 9(3)
History
great human odyssey
youtube icon
01:52:07

No, this is not a documentary about Odyssey, the Ancient Greece hero. This is a documentary about the evolution of mankind. From Africa, to Asia, to the Pacific, to Europe,...

  • 4,966
  • 1 year ago
  • 10(2)
Nature
tuna overfishing
youtube icon
30:51

People try to raise awareness in a different way. We all have our ways for raising awareness. Some organize public events. Some make donations. And some go on a trip. Andr...

  • 2,154
  • 1 year ago
  • Not Rated
Political
environmental litmus test
youtube icon
16:53

World leaders met in Paris in December 2015 to discuss climate change and how it affects all of us. The leaders struck out a historic agreement. Prior to the meeting, Paul...

  • 2,024
  • 1 year ago
  • 7(1)
Avatar

3,827 Videos / 7,925,567 Views
Related Articles
Did you know they are the only mammal that can see ultraviolet light? And how the connection to Santa was born?
  • 2,660
  • 1 year ago
Since 2008, Berlin in Germany gathers top architects for the World Architectural Festival. The annual event focuses most...
  • 2,313
  • 1 year ago
In the past 50 years, the human population has gone from 3.3 billion, to 7.4 billion. In the same time, animal populatio...
  • 2,263
  • 2 years ago
Some of the new species are hybrids, some of them thrive in human-dominated world, and some still enjoy the solitude of ...
  • 1,878
  • 2 years ago