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Recent News Coverage

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CBS Miami

Volunteers Don Snorkel Gear to Dive in and Help with Ocean Cleanup

CBS Miami

Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava Shares Climate Action Strategy at the United Nations

The Miami Hurricane 

University students attend Miami budget hearing to protest budget cuts within sustainability office

Local 10 News

South Florida makes a big difference on International Coastal Cleanup Day

Miami’s Community News

Hundreds of Residents Flock to Virginia Key to Reclaim their Beaches

Local 10 News

Ways to save Biscayne Bay while celebrating July 4 Weekend

Local 10 News

Kiosks stocked with cleaning refills can help South Florida cut down on plastic use

Local 10 News

She’s checked off lists, now she’s saving Miami’s endangered coral reefs

WSVN 7 News Miami

Buyu Izakaya, Debris Free Oceans team up for Earth Day Wynwood clean-up

Key News

As Council Joins the Fight, Local Nonprofit Wants Your Help to Stop Plastic Pollution

EDM Identity

As Council Joins the Fight, Local Nonprofit Wants Your Help to Stop Plastic Pollution

Mic Drop Music

Ultra Music Festival Continues and Improves Sustainability Efforts


Ultra Music Festival commits to environmental protection and sustainability for 2020 and beyond

Music Fest News

Ultra Music Festival – Sustainability at its Finest

Dancing Astronaut

Ultra will extend ‘Mission: Home’ environmental sustainability initiative

Miami New Times

Ultra Touts Sustainability Initiatives Amid Search for Permanent Venue

EDM Sauce

Ultra Music Festival Continues Commitment to Environmental Sustainability Efforts

WSVN 7 News

Litter and Liquor : 1 Hotel South Beach hosts Cocktail Cleanup Crawl

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Lucia Speroni is Shining a Light on Critical Links Between the Health of Waterways and Humans

Miami’s Community News

Palmer Trinity School commits to becoming plastic bottle free

Edible South Florida

No More Plastic Bottles at Palmer Trinity School

South Florida Media Network

Workshop attendees learn about composting at home

Kitsap Daily News

Get your hands dirty in April

The Jitney

Clean Up Trash, Drink & Be Merry at the Grand Finale Pub Crawl Pick Up

The New Tropic

Tips and tricks for cutting down on your trash

Edible South Florida

The Last Straws

Food & Beverage Magazine

Miami is not Plastic


Bacardi supports “Miami Is Not Plastic” campaign launch

Islander News

Can Miami lead the way in cutting back on single-use plastics? The Miami Is Not Plastic campaign is working toward just that

US Sailing

Record-Breaking Environmental Cleanup by US Sailing Team in Miami

Miami’s Community News

Coastal cleanup volunteers remove 472 pounds of trash

Coconut Grove Grapevine

They removed 472 pounds of trash from shoreline

Miami’s Community News

Debris free Oceans team shares in burden of keeping South Florida beaches clean

Re: Miami Beach

Profile: Jeremy Waks

World Red Eye

Debris Free Oceans “Eco-Fashion Show” at The 1 Rooftop

The Miami Herald

Coral Gables commission tentatively approves plastic bag ban