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Don’t Be a Trash Talker, Put Your Beliefs Into Action

It’s the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day! For five decades, concerned groups of people around the world have made it their priority to act and celebrate caring for our planet. You can call her Earth, Mother Nature, Mother Earth, the environment or whatever you’d like, but you have to acknowledge that energy, that simplicity, that…

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Good News: Miss Daisy’s ‘heavenly quilts’

It was a big night for the nonprofit Beaches Go Green at the U.S. Green Building Council North Florida Awards this month in downtown Jacksonville. The organization won three awards: Green Nonprofit of 2020, Green Hero of 2020 (honoring founder Anne Marie Moquin) and the People’s Choice award.

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Ponte Vedra Beach Rotary, Beaches Go Green join forces for Mickler’s Landing cleanup

Saturday’s strong winds and brisk early-morning temperatures didn’t deter hundreds of local residents from gathering at Mickler’s Landing for a community beach cleanup. Organized by the Rotary Club of Ponte Vedra Beach in partnership with the nonprofit Beaches Go Green, the volunteer effort saw everyone from young children and local high school students to senior…

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Balloon release ban proposed in Atlantic Beach

ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — An ordinance to ban balloon releases was introduced at the Atlantic Beach commission meeting Monday. If passed, police could fine you $250 for each violation. The bill says the items are harmful to the environment and wildlife. Action News Jax spoke to the founder of Beaches Go Green, who says…

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