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Celebrating Earth Day

Thursday, 22 April is Earth Day. The theme this year is 'Restore Our Earth', and its focus is on natural processes, emerging green technologies and...

Environmental education focus group established

Cayman’s environmental organisations have joined forces to create a special education focus group to provide curriculum-linked outdoor teaching activities for the local community.

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.

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 – Trash pickup: Time for truth from government

When we wrote last week that we feared the result of volunteer Earth Day litter cleanup efforts would be temporary, we meant eventually – not almost as soon as the last trash bag had been tied.

Cayman Prep digs into Earth Day activities

Cayman Prep Primary School held its first Eco Week, April 23-27, in celebration of Earth Day and Earth Month.

Swimmers dive into Earth Day cleanup

Forty-five Stingray Swim Club members, friends and family rolled out of bed early Saturday, not for morning training, but for this year’s Earth Day cleanup.

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?

Earth Day clean up gets new look

Clean up efforts for Cayman’s Earth Day 2018 Saturday were not limited to local streets and beaches.

Cayman Islands prepares for Earth Day this weekend

Several organizations are hosting events throughout the Cayman Islands to mark Earth Day on Saturday, April 21.

Preschool garden marks first anniversary

A George Town preschool is marking one year of growing healthy food options in its school vegetable garden.
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Who’s trashing the Brac?

It was Earth Day and once again we found ourselves cleaning up after those shape-shifting, mythological, but-all-too-real duppies who inhabit the bluff on Cayman Brac.

Record turnout for Earth Day Clean-up

A record number of volunteers turned out to mark Earth Day on Saturday, clearing mountains of trash from beaches, parks and public areas around the Cayman Islands.

Chamber gets ready for Earth Day cleanup

With Earth Day fast approaching on April 22, the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is making its final preparations ahead of its annual islandwide cleanup.

Phone book recycling program begins

Recycling containers are in place throughout Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac for people to drop off their old phone books for recycling.Yello’s annual Yellow2Green recycling program started last week, culminating the weekend before Earth Day, which falls on April 23.

The 15-mile journey

A large and enthusiastic group of young people recently traveled a total of 15 miles, hiking district to district to bring the participants one...

District students take action for Earth Day

Doing their part for the planet on Earth Day, Year 5 students at Edna M. Moyle Primary School in North Side took the opportunity to educate their fellow students about the serious issue of waste, advocating for the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling.

George Town Primary students do their part for the planet

The George Town Primary Year 4 students in charge of organizing the school’s monthly community service garnered a turnout of 70 parents, staff and students on Saturday, April 16, for the island-wide Earth Day cleanup, collecting more than 100 bags of trash.

District updates: Mastic springs into fall

One of Grand Cayman’s more popular tourist attractions is exhibiting its “fall” appearance.

Cleanup sparks call for further action

The tally was considerable, the volunteers were weary and, in terms of making Bodden Town a cleaner place, the result was a positive one at this year’s Earth Day cleanups in the district.

Prep goes wild for green on Earth Day

Cayman Prep school came together to celebrate Earth Day, which fell this year on Friday, April 22.

Wee cheers for Earth Day

Casa Montessori students had lots of fun doing their part for Earth Day 2016, supporting the National Trust with their Earth Day T-shirts and creating some earth-inspired artworks.

Celebrate Earth Day at the botanic park

North Side’s Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park will be marking Earth Day with a family friendly fair and plant sale this weekend.

Coming up in Bodden Town

Over the next few days, the district will be getting a little greener and artists will have the chance to channel their muses at some of the upcoming events in Bodden Town.

Volunteers clean up Cayman

Beds, washing machines, a jet-ski, a stolen backpack, a blender, a mop and a syringe were among the items found by an army of volunteers cleaning up Cayman’s streets and beaches.

Record turnout expected for cleanup

A 1,500-strong army of volunteers is preparing to take to the beaches for the annual Earth Day clean-up on Saturday.

Talk sheds light on mangroves

A hands-on presentation on the local mangrove population was one of the latest events taking place on Cayman Brac marking Earth Month.

Don’t miss these events on Brac

A roundup of upcoming events on the Brac.

Chamber of Commerce to host Earth Day cleanup

The Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers to participate it in its annual Earth Day beach cleanup and to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of this initiative on Saturday, April 16.

A busy Earth Month ahead for Cayman Brac

Earth Month activities kicked off on Cayman Brac with a cleanup at Public Beach.

Events will celebrate the Earth all month

Earth Day is April 22 but Earth Month starts April 1, and there are plenty of opportunities this month to celebrate Mother Nature in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac.

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