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Volunteers taking part in a World Biodiversity Day clean-up removed more than 400 pounds of debris from the West Bay mangrove wetlands around Safehaven on Sunday, 23 May.
On Saturday morning, 65 volunteers - mostly children and their families - joined the Protect Our Future students in a community cleanup event at...
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.
Thirty volunteers removed more than 1.5 tons of trash from the shores around Little Cayman over the weekend, including at one beach that had so much debris on it, the clean-up teams described it as being like a 'small landfill'.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Plastic Free Cayman has welcomed planned recommendation for legislation banning certain single-use plastic items effective January 2021.
Cayman’s Single-Use Plastics (SUP) stakeholder committee has said it will recommend legislation banning certain single-use plastics with a January 2021 start date.
More than 80 people turned out on Sunday in George Town to clean the streets, collecting more than 12,000 pieces of litter in two hours.
Plastic Free Cayman will hold its first area clean-up of the year in George Town on Sunday morning, 5 Jan.
Ministry of Environment officials said they remain committed to addressing Cayman’s single-use plastics usage.
Local environmental groups have expressed disappointment over the cancellation of the second meeting of the government-initiated single-use plastic steering committee and the absence of...
Cayman pirates are taking a stand against plastic. The Pirates Week Festival and Plastic Free Cayman are partnering for the second year for the Pirates...
Try to visualise 1,857 pounds of trash – enough to fill 87 tall kitchen trash bags.
South Sound has changed drastically over the past decade with housing developments and condominiums filling in the beachfront stretch of road. For better or worse, however, one landmark has remained: the ‘Shoe Tree’.
Government has set up a committee to consider whether to ban single-use plastics.
More than 50 volunteers removed 540 pounds of rubbish from Sand Hole Beach in West Bay on Saturday morning as part of a Plastic Free Cayman clean-up.
Cayman schoolchildren gathered on the steps of the Government Administration Building on Friday to call on the government to take urgent steps to protect the local environment.
Hundreds of Cayman residents woke up to big news Monday morning, with the announcement on Plastic Free Cayman’s Facebook page that government banned single-use plastic items for import and resale.
The spirit of rock legend Jimi Hendrix has been revived in a spectacular 8-foot artwork made entirely from recycled bottle caps.
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.
On a rocky stretch of beach on Cayman Brac, a rare seabird has made its nest on a carpet of plastic bottles, broken pipe and other ocean debris.
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.
Full-time government beautification and cleanup crews would be able to keep Cayman’s persistent trash problems in check, yielding a pristine environment to be enjoyed by Cayman’s residents and visitors, alike
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.
Images of crabs using plastic and other items as shells are plastered on websites throughout the internet, but Jennifer Moseley never saw one in person until she participated in Plastic Free Cayman’s beach cleanup Saturday at Beach Bay.
Carlo Lee, 29, the artist who created the 8-foot-high elephant trash sculpture that appeared recently along Esterley Tibbetts Highway, in a field just north of Lime Tree Bay Avenue, said he wanted to make a point about Cayman’s trash issue.
Plastic Free Cayman and Red Sail Sports Grand Cayman are sponsoring a trash cleanup at a pond on Outpost Road on Sunday from 8-10 a.m.
Kid-friendly activities are at the heart of Under the Sea Family Day, which will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands.
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 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?
Clean up efforts for Cayman’s Earth Day 2018 Saturday were not limited to local streets and beaches.
Several organizations are hosting events throughout the Cayman Islands to mark Earth Day on Saturday, April 21.
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.
Imagine a bin that collects trash for you. The “Seabin” – capable of scooping half a ton of garbage from the water per year – went on patrol at the Cayman Islands Yacht Club Tuesday.
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.