BGG in the News

What Is Fast Fashion And Why to Avoid It?

Nov 5, 2020

Fast fashion sounds great, but it is something that environmentalists and human rights advocates warn against. Anne Marie Moquin of Beaches Go Green, and expert thrifter, Prissy King of www.rushourfashion.com explain why avoiding the cheap, trendy articles of clothing is a good idea.

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Beaches Go Green Offers Free Educational Videos

Oct 19, 2020

Attention educators, clubs, and schools! Beaches Go Green is offering free environmental educational mini-videos for your students. The videos are made for students of all ages and give them a little insight into our environment. Each video is 1-3 minutes long and made by the BGG High School Clubs, BGG staff, and other community BGG…

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Beaches Go Green Offers Free Educational Videos

Oct 13, 2020

Attention educators, clubs, and schools! Beaches Go Green is offering free environmental educational mini-videos for your students. The videos are made for students of all ages and give them a little insight into our environment. Each video is 1-3 minutes long and made by the BGG High School Clubs, BGG staff, and other community BGG…

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Deck the Chairs is on for 2020!

Oct 1, 2020

The Grinch named COVID-19 could not keep a Beaches holiday favorite from coming back this year. Jacksonville Beach Deck the Chairs will be on display from Nov. 21 to Jan. 1. The unusual event features 40 brightly decorated lifeguard chairs, festive music and a 100-foot glowing octopus. The displays are creative, dazzling and popular, and…

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Create Eco-Friendly Lunches for Kids

Sep 27, 2020

Beaches Go Green founder, Anne Marie Moquin shares simple ways to reduce your carbon footprint when preparing lunches. 

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Jacksonville Beaches Go Green Eliminates Waste Around Our Coast

Jul 26, 2020

Approximately 80% of plastic in the ocean comes from land-based sources. Nonprofit organizations in the Jacksonville community such as Beaches Go Green are coming up with ways to help reduce waste.

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Don’t Be a Trash Talker, Put Your Beliefs Into Action

May 3, 2020

It’s the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day! For five decades, concerned groups of people around the world have made it their priority to act and celebrate caring for our planet. You can call her Earth, Mother Nature, Mother Earth, the environment or whatever you’d like, but you have to acknowledge that energy, that simplicity, that…

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Good News: Miss Daisy’s ‘heavenly quilts’

Mar 13, 2020

It was a big night for the nonprofit Beaches Go Green at the U.S. Green Building Council North Florida Awards this month in downtown Jacksonville. The organization won three awards: Green Nonprofit of 2020, Green Hero of 2020 (honoring founder Anne Marie Moquin) and the People’s Choice award.

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Ponte Vedra Beach Rotary, Beaches Go Green join forces for Mickler’s Landing cleanup

Feb 27, 2020

Saturday’s strong winds and brisk early-morning temperatures didn’t deter hundreds of local residents from gathering at Mickler’s Landing for a community beach cleanup. Organized by the Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach in partnership with the nonprofit Beaches Go Green, the volunteer effort saw everyone from young children and local high school students to senior…

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