The Nature Foundation is urging the new parliament to move forward with the ban on single-use plastic bags, plastic straws and Styrofoam and to approve proposed legislation initiated by MP Sarah Wescot-Williams. The Nature Foundation St. Maarten has been advocating for a single-use plastic ban for several years due to the tremendous impacts on St. … Continue reading Nature Foundation Calls on Parliament to Approve the Ban on Several Single-Use Plastic Items
The Nature Foundation organized a beach clean-up session with visitors and volunteers in order to clean-up Belair beach. A group of about fifteen tourists, which came to St Maarten to enjoy the island, decided to give back to our environment and spent a morning cleaning up the beach. The group was very motivated and collected … Continue reading Nature Foundation St Maarten cleans up Belair Beach with Tourists and Volunteers
Nature Foundation St Maarten is again urging parliament to ban single-use plastics, such as plastic bags, straws, cups and cutlery and styrofoam food containers.
The Nature Foundation will organize a second Reduce and Reuse night, as due to heavy rainfall previous Reduce and Reuse night attendance was limited. Therefore everyone has another option to learn about the harmful impacts of trash and single-use plastics on the environment and how you can reduce your own single-use plastic output. The evening … Continue reading Nature Foundation Organizes Second ‘Reduce and Reuse’ Night at Buccaneers Beach Bar
The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation, through the generous support of private individuals and the business community, have distributed close to 500 facemasks to the population on Thursday, including to the shelter residents evacuated due to the fires at the landfill. Some 50 masks were handed out at the Rupert I. Maynard Community Center in St. … Continue reading Nature Foundation Distributes Free Facemasks to Evacuated Shelter Residents and Wider Community to Protect Against Landfill Smoke
The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation, through the generous support of private individuals and the business community, will be distributing 350 facemasks at the Carrefour Parking Lot on Thursday, the 8th of February starting at 12 noon. The facemasks will be distributed free of charge on a first come first serve basis. The environmental foundation is … Continue reading Nature Foundation to Distribute Free Facemasks At Carrefour Parking Lot Thursday, February 8th Starting at 12
The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation has distributed almost 300 facemasks on Monday to residents affected by the landfill fire which has been raging at the Irma Landfill. Facemasks were especially distributed to the elderly, those with medical issues and those in difficult financial situations. Facemasks were also distributed to law enforcement personnel controlling the checkpoints … Continue reading Nature Foundation Distributes Facemasks to Protect Community Against Harmful Fumes. Reconstruction Fund Should Go Directly to Solving Solid Waste Issues.
The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation assisted law enforcement officers with battling the Cole Bay Fire on Tuesday Morning. Nature Foundation staff noticed a large fire close to the organization’s Cole Bay office and upon responding to the event noticed that law enforcement personnel were responding without protective facemasks protecting officers from the smoke caused by … Continue reading Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Assists Law Enforcement during Tuesday Morning Cole Bay Fire
The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation has made 150 facemasks available to the Charlotte Brookson Academy this week. The Facemasks were donated on two separate occasions by Nature Foundation Project Manager Melanie Meijer ze Schlochtern and Manager Tadzio Bervoets in order to provide some protection to the students of the school. “The staff and students of … Continue reading Nature Foundation Makes 150 Facemasks Available to Charlotte Brookson Academy for the Performing Arts Due to Schools Close Proximity to Philipsburg Landfill
The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation is suggesting that the community wears facemasks in order to protect themselves from the fumes caused by the ongoing fires at the Philipsburg Landfill, and will make 100 masks freely available to the community towards this end. “The fire at the landfill has been burning for over a month now … Continue reading Nature Foundation Suggests Communities Surrounding Philipsburg Landfill Wears Facemasks to Protect Against Harmful Fumes; Makes 100 Available For Free