BGG in the News

Beaches tackle cigarette problem with butt boxes

Jun 11, 2019

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.

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The do’s and don’ts of recycling

Jun 7, 2019

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…

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Northeast Florida residents protest offshore oil exploration, oil rigs on coast

May 18, 2019

At least 150 people from throughout Northeast Florida who braved the blistering sand and blast furnace-like heat to say “no” to offshore oil exploration and oil rigs that ultimately could sprout along the coast, according to potential federal plans allowing federal seismic air-gun blasting.

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Earth Day Series: Beaches Go Green

Apr 25, 2019
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Nonprofit focuses on impact of single-use plastics and recycling right

Apr 25, 2019

Are you someone who recycles, but wonders if you’re doing it the right way? Do you ever wonder if you could be doing more to help our environment? If you answered yes to either question, then Anne Marie Moquin is your girl. She founded the nonprofit Beaches Go Green aiming to simplify complex environmental issues and encouraging…

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Jacksonville Beach Deck The Chairs announces 2018 award winners

Dec 19, 2018

During the annual Night of Music & Dance held on Sunday, Dec. 9, Jacksonville Beach Deck The Chairs (JBDTC) Executive Director Kurtis Loftus announced the 2018 Chair Decorating Award winners. Ballots were distributed to visitors of JBDTC during the first two weekends of the event. More than 500 votes were cast. 

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Beaches Town Center Celebrates web.com Tour Championship with North Beach Kick-off to Golf Event

Sep 17, 2018

On Monday, September 17, 2018 the Web.com Tour Championship and Beaches Town Center (BTC) are partnering on a fun filled night to celebrate the Web.com Tour Championship being held at Atlantic Beach Country Club September 17-23, as well as showcase the quintessence of everything the beaches and Beaches Town Center has to offer. From featured…

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Green Lion Festival

Aug 1, 2018

Beaches Go Green made a splash during a huge thunderstorm at our first event ever – the Green Lion Festival during the Downtown Jacksonville Art Walk on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Beaches Go Green (BGG) is the Jacksonville’s newest awareness and education campaign for reducing waste in our environment. BGG aims to inspire change in…

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