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COVID-19 prompts increased use of plastics

While the COVID-19 lockdown has led to a reduction in fuel emissions with fewer cars on the road, local health protocols have increased the use of plastics.

COVID-19 brings new pollution challenge

With face masks now mandatory in many indoor areas during the COVID-19 crisis, the careless dumping of these disposable items has become the latest...

Champions of the sea honored at gala

Cayman’s ocean warriors were out in force Saturday night at the annual Festival of Seas gala, hosted by the Central Caribbean Marine Institute.

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.

Volunteers sought for North Sound inlet cleanup

Plastic Free Cayman’s Claire Hughes has organized a cleanup to take place this Sunday, May 13, on an inlet of North Sound accessible at the end of Sparkys Drive in George Town Industrial Park.

‘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.

1,100 pounds of garbage plucked from beach

Volunteers cleared more than 1,100 pounds of trash from Beach Bay beach in Bodden Town on Sunday as part of an ongoing effort to raise awareness in Cayman about the environmental dangers of plastic products.

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