June 28, 2022

Father’s Day weekend Plastic Free Cayman

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From Plastic Free Cayman This Father’s Day weekend Plastic Free Cayman partnered with the Cayman Compass and several radio stations including Z99 and Rooster FM to host a microplastic and mangrove centered beach clean at Safe Haven. More than 50 local volunteers attended Saturday morning’s clean up and over 630 pounds of local litter and marine […]

Plastic Free Cayman volunteers clear Turtle Beach

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From Plastic Free Cayman Each year Plastic Free Cayman organises volunteers at Turtle Beach just off of Sand Hole Road in Westbay in order to clear the coastline just before turtle-nesting season begins. With climate change progressing, nesting season continues to occur earlier, with some of the earliest nests beginning in March. Having been designated […]

Plastic Free Cayman hosts community clean up on opening day

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As our island opened its doors for the first time in 20 months, Plastic Free Cayman hosted a beach clean event at South Sound dock on Saturday.  Just off the heels of COP26, where past PFC volunteers Isabela Watler and Dejea Lyons highlighted actions  our islands can take to become more sustainable, our community came […]

Plastic Free Cayman to host free virtual movie screening & discussion Sat May 30

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Plastic Free Cayman will host a virtual screening of the new full-length documentary The Story of Plastic George Town — Local environmental advocacy group, Plastic Free Cayman, will host a free, virtual screening of the new full-length documentary, The Story of Plastic. Hoping to give people who are staying at home something new and inspiring to watch and discuss, […]

Cayman Islands Governor takes part in beach cleanup

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From The Governor’s Office Governor Martyn Roper and his wife Lissie dropped in to a beach clean-up at Barefoot Beach on Saturday, 12 January.  The event was organised by Plastic Free Cayman and supported by Red Sail Sports and local volunteers.  The visit followed a meeting with Plastic Free Cayman founder Claire Hughes and Educational […]

Cayman Islands’ ‘Pirates Against Plastic’ campaign is ramping up

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From Cayman islands Tourism Attraction Board We have a few exciting updates to share! As the Pirates Week Festival plans start to ramp up, we are also getting ready for our #PiratesAgainstPlastic campaign! Our sub-theme for the festival this year (in addition to celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Coat of Arms), is “Celebrating the […]

Schools urge Cayman Islands Government to ban single-use plastic

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On Friday, June 8th, in support of World Oceans Day, the schoolchildren of Cayman delivered letters to the Minister of the Environment, the Honourable Dwayne Seymour JP, MLA, urging the Cayman Islands Government to take a stand against plastic pollution by banning single-use plastics. Kindly also in attendance were Councilor for the Environment, Capt. A […]

Cayman Islands Chamber announces record number of teams makes the 2018 Earth Day Clean-up a roaring success

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The 2018 Earth Day Clean-up took place on Saturday, April 21 with a record number of clean-up teams lining local beaches, parks and roads to clear up litter. A record 150 teams registered for the Chamber of Commerce’s clean-up, with dozens of other teams participating in other community collaborative efforts, including mangrove clean-ups. “The response […]

Red Sail Sports and conservation in the Cayman Islands

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Resort Operator is Avid Advocate for Projects that Help Protect the Environment Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (March 27, 2018) – As the largest resort watersports operator on Grand Cayman, Red Sail Sports is also a leading advocate for marine conservation. Well-trained staff and a sizeable fleet give Red Sail Sports the flexibility to support environmental […]