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Bermuda ‘Trash Art’ Shown At United Nations

Bermuda ‘Trash Art’ Shown At United Nations

Every year, students create art from beach plastics as part of a Keep Bermuda Beautiful education program, and this year one of the trash art pieces was selected to be part of a presentation at the UNEP Marine Litter Conference at the United Nations. The artwork — by Prospect Primary School’s Alaysia Swan, Khamanie Pitt-Nesbitt, Alziae... Read more of this article

Video: Plastic Pollution In Bermuda’s Waters

Video: Plastic Pollution In Bermuda’s Waters

The Race for Water Odyssey crew visited Bermuda recently, having traveled from the Azores as part of their 300-day expedition that is studying the impact of plastic pollution in the ocean globally. That study continued on the island, with the crews work captured on camera and released to the public. A video released by the team features Anne Hyde of... Read more of this article

125 Volunteers Remove 4,100lbs Of Trash/Debris

125 Volunteers Remove 4,100lbs Of Trash/Debris

Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] reports a busy weekend of clean-up activities with 125 volunteers in 11 locations across the Island removing more than 4,100 pounds of litter and debris. More people are helping to clean up the Island’s litter problem and are coming out in force to volunteer in their communities, KBB said. On Saturday  [Mar 14], eleven... Read more of this article

KBB Announce Appreciation Award Winners

KBB Announce Appreciation Award Winners

Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] announced the recipients of its Appreciation Awards at the 51st Annual General Meeting held recently at Masterworks Gallery in the Botanical Gardens. Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier congratulated the members of the anti-litter organization and Senator Lynne Woolridge, presented the KBB Awards in recognition of... Read more of this article

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates $10K To KBB

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates $10K To KBB

Keep Bermuda Beautiful has received a $10,000 donation from The Garden Club of Bermuda to go toward KBB’s 2015 fundraising drive. The presentation took place at the Garden Club’s January General Meeting where the Club President, Susan Conyers said, “We are delighted to be able to support this very worthwhile organization.” [Left to Right]: Susan... Read more of this article

KBB: “Let’s Keep Elbow Beach Beautiful”

KBB: “Let’s Keep Elbow Beach Beautiful”

Elbow Beach plays host to a popular get-together every Christmas Day, and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] are reminding attendees to help keep the beach beautiful.KBB Executive Director, Anne Hyde, said, “KBB assists the Department of Parks by ensuring that extra bins, on loan from Waste Management, are placed along the beach. On Boxing Day morning... Read more of this article

KBB Launch “50 For 50″ Fundraising Campaign

KBB Launch “50 For 50″ Fundraising Campaign

As Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] reaches the milestone of their 50th year, they are launching an appeal through social media with the aim of increasing awareness. A spokesperson said, “Keep Bermuda Beautiful has been ‘talking trash’ for 50 years. Generations have grown up with KBB cleanups, and as a result, respect our Island home and do not... Read more of this article

9000lbs Of Trash Removed In Coastal Cleanup

9000lbs Of Trash Removed In Coastal Cleanup

EY recently joined with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] for a cleanup of Bermuda’s shorelines, with 484 volunteers removing some 9,000 pounds of litter and debris. Among the many items removed were carpets, a medical IV bag, a bed pillow, a dozen octopus pot traps, motorbikes, and over 1,500 glass beverage bottles. “We are delighted to have EY play... Read more of this article

Photos: CedarBridge Students, KBB Clean Up

Photos: CedarBridge Students, KBB Clean Up

CedarBridge Academy’s Teen Girls in Focus group helped with the Keep Bermuda Beautiful clean-up of Pontoons in Spanish Point on Saturday [Sept 20], and recorded data on what they found, with bottle caps and cigarette butts the most frequently recorded items. Ms. Alicia Zuill, who has been the team leader of Teen Girls in Focus since its inception... Read more of this article

EY Bermuda Coastal Cleanup On Weekend

EY Bermuda Coastal Cleanup On Weekend

The EY Bermuda Coastal Cleanup will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014 and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] has said that they are “delighted to welcome EY as the sponsor.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda has hundreds of coves and beaches and miles of shoreline, so there are opportunities for more teams and more volunteers to sign... Read more of this article

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