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Photos: BTA & KBB Weekend Beach Clean-Up

Photos: BTA & KBB Weekend Beach Clean-Up

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] recently marked their fourth public beach clean-up this summer as the groups work to enhance the beach experience for all users, visitors and residents alike. This weekend saw them clean up Elbow Beach, and previous clean-ups have included Clearwater Beach, Mangrove Bay, and Warwick... Read more of this article

Clean Ups Planned To Help Beautify Beaches

Clean Ups Planned To Help Beautify Beaches

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] has two more volunteer beach clean-up projects in its sights in the coming weeks and is calling on volunteers who care about tourism to join. On Saturday the BTA will partner with the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation’s Somerset Economic Empowerment Zone for the Mangrove Bay Beach Community Clean-up Day.... Read more of this article

Ocean Plastic Expedition Arrives In Bermuda

Ocean Plastic Expedition Arrives In Bermuda

[Updated with photos] More than 35 scientists, artists, and environmental leaders arrived in St. George’s harbour today on the Mystic, a 167 foot tall ship schooner, conducting vital research on the impacts of marine plastic pollution. The SEA Change Expedition, organized by leading plastic pollution non-profit The 5 Gyres Institute, brings together... Read more of this article

Photos: KBB Teams Pick Up 4.5 Tons Of Litter

Photos: KBB Teams Pick Up 4.5 Tons Of Litter

Volunteers joined in Keep Bermuda Beautiful’s [KBB] National Cleanup over the weekend of May 16, with 28 teams picking up 4.5 tons of litter and debris from neighbourhoods and public parks across the island. “We are pleased to have the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] support this year’s event and form ‘tourism teams’ at two of our Island’s... Read more of this article

BTA Recruiting For KBB Clean-Up Mission

BTA Recruiting For KBB Clean-Up Mission

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is teaming up with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] this weekend [May 16] for the charity’s annual island-wide National Clean-Up Day. The BTA is calling on hospitality stakeholders to join the clean-up mission on May 16 and has sent a volunteer recruitment email to its class of 400 Certified Tourism Ambassadors [CTAs]. “The... Read more of this article

Over 70 People Clean-Up John Smith’s Bay

Over 70 People Clean-Up John Smith’s Bay

A large group of over 70 people — including Saltus students, their family members and Saltus staff — turned out  on Saturday, 25th April, to clean up John Smith’s Bay as part of Keep Bermuda Beautiful’s “Adopt-A-Spot” initiative. The clean-up was organized by S4 teacher Erika Powell, who said,  “In total we collected the... Read more of this article

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

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