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For Ocean Conservation Month in collaboration with The Guy Harvey Foundation and Protect Our Future, Plastic Free Cayman co-hosted a huge beach clean event at Spotter Bay in East End on Sunday March 28th.
More than 100 volunteers spent Valentine's Day morning cleaning up the beach and roadside area of East End's Lovers Wall, and removed at least 1,350 pounds of trash.
Among the usual marine garbage, microplastics and Styrofoam found by volunteers on beach clean-ups over the weekend were items that appear to be washing up on a regular basis – vials of blood and syringes.
More than 100 volunteers removed 822 pounds of mostly plastic trash from beaches at South Sound on Saturday morning as part of Pirates Week clean-ups.
Public Works Department staff have been checking areas of Seven Mile Beach following reports of vials of blood and syringes washing ashore due to the passing of Tropical Storm Eta.
Plastic Free Cayman held two beach clean-ups last weekend to help dispose of large amounts of plastics and microplastics that have washed up on local shores.
My first trip to Cayman (and to the Caribbean). I am staying at a resort on the east end of the island. I had...
Hundreds of volunteers cleared almost a ton of litter and plastics from Cayman’s beaches as part of World Clean Up Day on Saturday.
Nearly 2,000 volunteers in 125 teams spent Saturday morning removing tons of garbage from the roadsides and beaches of the Cayman Islands.
Governor Martyn Roper got down and dirty on Saturday, lending a hand in the latest beach cleanup sponsored by Plastic Free Cayman and Red Sail Sports.
As much of the island was recovering from Friday night’s Pirates Week kickoff celebration, 75 volunteers spent their Saturday morning combing the beach at Barkers in West Bay to collect more than 500 pounds of trash and recyclables.
A new report by Plastic Free Cayman analyzes more than 6.5 tons of plastic trash the organization’s volunteers collected during 12 cleanup events over the past year.
More than 120 volunteers, including students, parents, teachers and community members, took part in an effort to clean up a previously pristine East End beach on Sunday.
More than 30 volunteers took part in a cleanup at Jackson Point Beach on Little Cayman Monday.
More than 50 volunteers cleared 2,343 pounds of garbage from the area north of Sparkys Drive in George Town’s industrial zone on Sunday morning.
The recent islandwide effort by members of the public, who voluntarily took time out from their personal schedules to pick up thousands of individual pieces of garbage carelessly strewn around by irresponsible fellow island dwellers, is an almost wasted effort.
The Cayman Islands are already known as one of the most beautiful, most stable and safest destinations in the Caribbean. Wouldn’t it be equally desirable to be thought of as one of the cleanest as well?
More than 100 volunteers and 32 cadets from the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps turned up on Sunday morning for the Gun Bay beach cleanup.
Volunteers cleared 2,500 pounds of garbage from the beach and mangroves at SafeHaven on Saturday morning.
A photograph taken last month of three young children staring out to sea from a North Side beach strewn with plastic debris and other garbage brought home to many in Cayman the prevalence of the islands’ plastic pollution problem.
A group of North Side residents took cleanup efforts into their own hands Friday when they removed large amounts of debris from a stretch of beach between a family cemetery plot and Chisholm’s Supermarket.
Ninety volunteers from Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Ltd. and their family members removed 63 bags of trash weighing more than 680 pounds from Coe Wood Beach in Bodden Town over the weekend.
On the same day that Hurricane Irma made landfall in Cuba, bringing high seas and winds to Cayman, the Cayman International School community gathered on a West Bay beach to take part in a cleanup.
Volunteers are invited to help clean up some of Cayman’s beaches this month. The fourth annual Dolphin Discovery Grand Cayman and Dolphin Cove ecological cleanup takes place on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. to noon.