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Deck the Chairs: A holiday light display unlike any other draws thousands to Jax Beach

Dec 3, 2019
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A North Florida Beach Will Turn Into The Most Beachy Floridian-Themed Holiday Display

Nov 29, 2019

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in the Sunshine State with all the ho-ho holiday events popping up. If you’re looking for that seasonal cheer & Christmas light displays in Jacksonville Beach, this spectacular set up will be free to the public.

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Jacksonville Beach holiday display aims to spark change

Nov 20, 2019

A Jacksonville group is hoping to spark conversation and create change through a holiday display. Deck the Chairs is a holiday tradition at Jacksonville Beach. This year, it features a one-of-a-kind display — giant jellyfish with tentacles full of single-use plastics.

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People in Jacksonville are recycling trash and other dangerous items

Nov 20, 2019

Trash and other dangerous items are being placed in Jacksonville recycling bins – and it could end up costing taxpayers more money. No matter where you live in Northeast Florida, the materials you recycle end up at the Republic Services recycling plant on Imeson Road. General Manager Bill Brinkley says more than a quarter of the…

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Beaches Go Green awarded 65 cigarette butt litter canisters

Nov 20, 2019

The cigarette butt litter canisters were installed at every beach access at Atlantic and Neptune beaches, and at high traffic area of Beaches Town Center. This was done in an effort to combat the most frequently littered item in the U.S. – cigarette butts!

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BGG Partners with 1st Place Sports and JTC Running to Cohost Beaches’ First Green Race

Nov 12, 2019

On Saturday, January 25, 2020 Beaches Go Green will be partnering with 1st Place Sports and JTC Running to green up The Winter Beach Run 10 Mile & 5 Mile at The Jacksonville Beach Seawalk Pavilion.

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Beaches Go Green participates and educates in plastic pollution reduction and recycling

Oct 17, 2019

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…

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Dozens help Beaches Go Green clean up Atlantic and Neptune Beaches

Aug 19, 2019

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.

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Beaches Go Green asks for community’s help in cleaning First Coast’s beaches

Aug 19, 2019
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