On Monday, April 22, 2019, as part of our Blue Table Restaurant Program, more than 50 restaurant partners will refrain from offering plastic straws to their patrons and/or use non-plastic alternatives. Our campaign includes restaurants adjacent to the nine miles of sea turtle nesting beach patrolled by LMC. Join Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Earth Day celebration by skipping the plastic straw! If you are in Palm Beach County, please visit these restaurants and… Read More
This Holiday SEAson, don’t forget to give a gift to the sea! Follow one, two or all 5 of these simple ways to reduce your plastic waste during the holidays. 1. Choose recycled or reusable wrapping options for gift giving, such as reusable bags and boxes. 2. Show off your cookie decorating skills and make memories with loved ones by baking homemade treats instead of grabbing heavily packaged, pre-made sweets…. Read More
Since 2016, Loggerhead Marinelife Center and partner organizations have removed over 20,000 bottle caps from Florida beaches. Can you spot some of the other strange items found during our beach cleanups? – 2 toy dinosaurs – An Apple Watch – A pig – A die – A toy plane – An orange cat – A clownfish – Dory – A hammerhead shark – A road reflector – A fish trap tag
Take the following quiz to find out just how much YOU know about ocean plastics and what you can do to help! If we all work together, we will be able to reduce the flow of plastics into the ocean and help save sea turtles and other marine life for generations to come!