BGG in the News
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
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.Read More
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…Read More
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