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Florida Department of Education Awards OPE for Creating Change
Ocean Palms Elementary School was recently recognized as the Florida Department of Education’s 2019-2020 winner of the Family and Community Involvement Award in the elementary category for Region II. This is the highest award presented by the State Department of Education.Read More
Do you recycle? It can seem like a huge task, but there are easy tips to remember!
Doing your part to make your life a little more “green” can seem like a daunting task. There are rules and restrictions on what item goes in what particular bin, but it doesn’t have to be complicated! Alex spoke with the Founder of Beaches Go Green to learn more.Read More
Plastic Octopus to Continue to Spread Environmental Awareness at New Home
It graced Jacksonville Beach’s Seawalk Pavilion since November, but now the famous octopus made of single-use plastic will be moving to its new home at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, where it’ll continue to spread awareness about the environment.Read More
Smoking at public beaches, parks could be banned under newly filed bill
With its beautiful water and sand, it is easy to understand see why Kelly Nagel and her family love making the trip from north Georgia to Fernandina Beach. “It’s actually our favorite beach,” Nagel said. “We love Fernandina Beach, it’s one of the ones we come to move often.” The Nagels aren’t the only ones.…Read More
Jax Beach Going Green
Jacksonville Beach is going green this month. An environmental educational nonprofit focuses on the ways we produce and how its impacting the planet. Joining us is Founder, Executive Director, Anne Marie Moquin and volunteer, Samantha Ryan, to talk about the three major initiatives you can take part in.Read More
Holiday Installation Turns Trash into Light Display
An educational non-profit organization in Florida has turned trash into a festive light display to help raise awareness about how the waste people produce affects the world’s oceans. Footage shared by Beaches Go Green on November 28 shows its beautiful Octopus Garden, a single-use-plastic awareness art installation, at this year’s annual Deck the Chairs event…Read More
What Is Fast Fashion And Why to Avoid It?
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.Read More