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Artists let ‘trash talk’ at new exhibition

Artists let ‘trash talk’ at new exhibition

| 09/04/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Utilising a range of techniques and a variety of discarded materials, a group of local visual artists, in collaboration with Plastic Free Cayman, are creating works of art from trash while raising awareness about waste and its environmental impact. The resulting art is being presented in an exhibition, “Trash Talks”, which is […]

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Governor attends beach clean-up

Governor attends beach clean-up

| 14/01/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper and his wife, Elisabeth, stopped by a clean-up at Barefoot Beach on Saturday, 12 January, which was organised by Plastic Free Cayman, a non-profit dedicated to reducing single-use plastic in the Cayman Islands, and Red Sail Sports. The couple joined a group of 70 volunteers who were collecting rubbish […]

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Young Caymanian’s green message goes international

Young Caymanian’s green message goes international

| 17/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Fresh off receiving a Captain Planet Foundation award for her environmental work at a ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia, Steff Mcdermot is not resting on her laurels. Armed with an impressive passion and drive for an 18-year-old, the University College of Cayman Islands (UCCI) student remains focused on her goal of “empowering youth […]

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Students lobby against single-use plastics

Students lobby against single-use plastics

| 11/06/2018 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In support of World Oceans Day, 8 June, Cayman schoolchildren delivered letters to Minister of the Environment Dwayne Seymour, urging the Cayman Islands Government to ban single-use plastics. The theme of World Ocean Day 2018 is “Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean”.

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