Sunday, April 13, 2014

Join us at Turtle Beach for a Coastal Cleanup!

On Saturday, April 26th, at 9am, join the Stow It-Don’t Throw It Project for a coastal cleanup at Turtle Beach Park in Sarasota, FL! This volunteer event is being held in honor of our partnership with Jack Johnson for his 2014 From Here to Now to You Tour, and in conjunction with All at Once, a social action network connecting nonprofits with people who want to become active in their local and world community.

If you’re able to attend this event, please RSVP by sending an e-mail to Cleanup materials will be provided however participants are encouraged to bring their own gloves and filled reusable water bottles.

Thanks in advance for your interest and dedication to helping keep marine environments free of debris! 

Friday, April 4, 2014

Help Raise Awareness about Marine Debris Prevention for Global Youth Service Day!

Around the world, marine debris poses a serious threat to our planet’s ocean environments. On April 11-13 in honor of Global Youth Service Day, the Stow It-Don’t Throw It Project is recruiting youth and adults, around the world, to raise awareness about this pressing issue by sharing our educational outreach presentation. This presentation, and accompanying activity book, is designed for both youth and adults to use to teach community members about marine debris, its impacts, and the importance of preventing it. 

As part of this campaign, we need YOUR help to share this presentation at your schools, libraries, club meetings and/or community events during Global Youth Service Day April 11-13, 2014, and throughout the year! In addition to sharing this presentation in your community, consider working to take action against by holding a cleanup, carrying out a recycling campaign, or finding creative ways to use discarded items! 

Want to get involved? Send an e-mail to to sign-up to share this presentation in your community and help take action to protect marine environments, and their inhabitants, from the threat of debris!