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On Earth Day, April 22, 2018, as part of our upcoming Blue Table Initiative, Loggerhead Marinelife Center has partnered with local restaurants and The City of West Palm Beach Mayor’s Office of Sustainability to go #StrawFreewithLMC For this event, the restaurants listed have agreed to refrain from offering plastic straws to their patrons on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, 2018, to help increase public awareness of the need to eliminate single-use plastics, such as straws. In… Read More
In 2008, Jack Johnson, along with his team, created All At Once, a social action network that allows his fans to learn, inspire change, and connect with environmental groups in their communities. The team works hard to use their platform for good. While on tour, the crew installs water refill stations, sells reusable water bottles and pint glasses, works with venues to eliminate plastic straws, offers recycling and composting, fuels their tour… Read More
I hope everyone had a safe and happy 4th of July! While we all look forward to holiday BBQs, beach days, and colorful fireworks displays, the inevitable truth is that all of these celebrations tend to leave trash behind. This is especially important on Independence Day as it falls at the height of sea turtle nesting season on our densely nested beaches. This morning, we gathered a group of volunteers to do… Read More
Each spring, LMC holds our annual TurtleFest event. We shut down Loggerhead Park to host artists, merchants, musicians, food and drink vendors, and conservation partners for a day-long festival to promote our mission and engage the community in the work we do. This year, we had a few changes in mind. While all of the most-loved festival components will still be featured, we are working hard to eliminate single-use plastics, greatly reduce… Read More