BGG in the News
Last week Beaches Go Green worked with 85 volunteers to clean up the Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach town center. The group cleaned up bags of trash, items for composting and recycling and over 4,000 cigarette butts. In September, Beaches Go Green participated in World Cleanup Day Beach Cleanup at Jacksonville Beach in the area around the…Read More
Word got around fast about Beaches Go Green’s first cleanup event and dozens of people came to help. Anne Marie Moquin says she’s happy with the turnout. Moquin wants to bring awareness to plastic pollution in oceans and encourage others to start recycling or reuse different items.Read More
Volunteers across the First Coast gathered at Mickler’s Landing and Jacksonville Beach Friday morning to help pick up litter and debris left behind by crowds during their Fourth of July celebrations. Mickler’s Landing saw its fair share of people who celebrated the holiday on the beach the day before. The organization, Beaches Go Green, aimed…Read More
Beaches Go Green has teamed up with Keep America Beautiful to install 65 cigarette butt collection canisters across Neptune and Atlantic beaches. “Cigarette butts aren’t made of just paper,” said Anne-Marie Moquin, the founder of Beaches Go Green. “They have cellulose acetate in them, which is a form of plastic and so they can take…Read More
Atlantic and Neptune beaches want to snuff out their problems with cigarette butts. Anne Marie Moquin and Lauren McPhaul have had 65 cigarette butt canisters installed at beach accesses in Atlantic and Neptune and in popular areas of the Beaches Town Center.Read More
Reduce, reuse, recycle. These are the three R’s that have been repeated to us time and time again. But what exactly do these words mean? Anne Marie Moquin, founder and executive director of Beaches Go Green, tells us all we need to know about recycling, from what can be recycled to what can’t be. She…Read More
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