Plastic Bags Banned in Bellingham Washington

Bellingham Washington ‘Rises Above Plastics’ and Reduces Carryout Plastic Bags! July 13 2011 | Rise Above Plastics, Bag Bans, by Bill Hickman Four months after initially presenting an ordinance to Bellingham City Council members to reduce single-use bags, on July 11th, the Bellingham City Council voted 7-0 in favor of the ordinance to ban carry […]

10 Ways You Can Help Reduce Plastic Pollution

Did you know That the united states produces 24 billion pounds of plastic packaging annually?  American’s purchase 28 billion water bottles every year. The  amount of oil needed to produce a years worth of plastic packaging could fuel 480,000 cars for a year.  Every plastic bag cost 2-5 cents to produce and cost 17 cents to […]

International Surfing Day 2011

THIS IS A FREE EVENT AND ANYONE IS WELCOME TO COME! 7th Annual International Surfing Day June 18th & 20th, 2011 Surfrider’s, Treasure Coast Chapter will hold three events incelebration of the 7th Annual International Surfing Day. Live Music Beach Challenges Beach Clean-Up (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM) – Water, gloves, and garbage bags provided.  […]