Late Friday, I received an email from Lake Worth Ocean Rescue, our dedicated RPI partner for the William O. Lockhart Municipal (Lake Worth) Pier. The cigarette receptacles, which we installed with the help of a Cigarette Litter Prevention Program grant on June 7, were already full. I took the short trip south to Lake Worth Saturday morning to find cigarette butts nearly spilling from the receptacle at the foot of the pier. The… Read More
We had a very successful road trip through Florida to visit many of our partners and install cigarette receptacles on their piers. A few highlights of the trip are below!
Earlier this year, Loggerhead Marinelife Center was named a Cigarette Litter Prevention Program grant recipient by Keep American Beautiful. The grant has allowed us to purchase cigarette receptacles for interested Responsible Pier Initiative partners. We immediately began planning our road trip and packing our tools. Implementation began yesterday on our very own Juno Beach Pier. In the next eight days, we will visit 14 piers, travel a total of 1,459 miles, and… Read More
Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC) received a grant from Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Foundation that allowed us to place recycling bins at the Juno Beach Pier, as well as on the LMC campus. In its ninth year, the Coca-Cola/KAB Recycling Bin Grant Program is providing nearly 4,500 recycling bins to colleges and universities, nonprofits and local governments, with more than 65 percent of the total designed specifically for permanent, ongoing… Read More