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Spotter Bay Clean Up March 28 2021 2- PFC

East End beach clean nets 1,120 pounds of rubbish

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.

Valentine’s Day Lovers Wall clean-up removes 1,350 pounds of plastic

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.

Beach clean-up volunteers find more blood vials, syringes

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.

Volunteers remove 822 pounds of trash from beaches

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.

Beachgoers find vials of blood, syringe on Seven Mile

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.

More than 1,000 pounds of trash removed in beach clean-ups

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.

Dismayed by litter found on Cayman’s beaches

My first trip to Cayman (and to the Caribbean). I am staying at a resort on the east end of the island. I had...

Fighting litter on the beaches

Hundreds of volunteers cleared almost a ton of litter and plastics from Cayman’s beaches as part of World Clean Up Day on Saturday.

Cayman cleans up for Earth Day

Nearly 2,000 volunteers in 125 teams spent Saturday morning removing tons of garbage from the roadsides and beaches of the Cayman Islands.

Governor pitches in on Barefoot Beach cleanup

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.

Barkers cleanup draws 75 volunteers

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.

Bottles top list of plastic waste

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.

Schools join beach cleanup efforts

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.

Volunteers clean up Little Cayman beach

More than 30 volunteers took part in a cleanup at Jackson Point Beach on Little Cayman Monday.

Volunteers participate in North Sound inlet cleanup

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.

Letter: Cleanup effort is wasted without follow-through

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.

EDITORIAL: Cleaning up our act – on roadways, beaches and lots

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?

Volunteers, cadets turn out for Gun Bay cleanup

More than 100 volunteers and 32 cadets from the Cayman Islands Cadet Corps turned up on Sunday morning for the Gun Bay beach cleanup.

175 people turn out for SafeHaven beach cleanup

Volunteers cleared 2,500 pounds of garbage from the beach and mangroves at SafeHaven on Saturday morning.

Tackling the growing plastic problem

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.

‘Where’s the beach?’: North Side cleanup highlights 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.

Bank volunteers clean up Coe Wood Beach

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.

Two trucks of garbage removed from West Bay beach

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 needed for beach 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.

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