The Reduce and Reuse night organized by the Nature Foundation St Maarten will teach you about the harmful impacts of trash and single-use plastics on the environment and how you can reduce your own single-use plastic output.
Last Friday, the Nature Foundation organized a beach clean-up with students of the Milton Peters College as part of the 'Reduce and Reuse' project. Thirty students removed 186 pounds of trash from Mullet Bay Beach in just half an hour, by using the Trash Tracker method developed by Ocean Cleanup Organization 4Oceans by weighing all … Continue reading MPC High School Students Learn About Impacts of Littering, How to Reduce Single-Use Plastics and Clean-Up Mullet Bay Beach
Recently the well-known bar and restaurant Topper’s switched to using only reusable and biodegradable products instead of environmentally damaging single-use plastics. Nature Foundation’s Project Officer Melanie Meijer zu Schlochtern presented the Reduce and Reuse St Maarten project to Staff members of Topper’s, explaining them about the harmful effects of single-use plastics on our environment, ourselves … Continue reading Nature Foundation Applauds Businesses Switching to Reusable and Biodegradable Alternatives to Single-Use Plastics
The Nature Foundation has repeatedly asked both government and businesses to ban and reduce their single-use plastics dramatically, as, besides the harmful effects of plastics on the environment, recent scientific research found degrading plastics to be a source of greenhouse gases. Researchers from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science … Continue reading Nature Foundation Urges Government and Businesses to Reduce Single-Use Plastics as New Research Reveals Link to Climate Change
You can now download the infographics we created for our Reduce & Reuse projects from our Downloads section. Choose whether you want the Business or Resident edition and click on that image to get the full sized version.
The Nature Foundation is calling on all businesses, stores, bars, restaurants, tour operators and event organizers to start using biodegradable and reusable products instead of single-use plastics. Single-use plastic is one of the biggest environmental catastrophes of this generation and a major contributor to the current situation at the Philipsburg landfill. A lot of our single-use … Continue reading Nature Foundation Calls on Businesses to Use Biodegradable and Reusable Products
The Nature Foundation is kicking off its ‘Reduce and Reuse St Maarten’ project by releasing five easy steps businesses and residents can take to reduce their single-use plastic pollution. Plastic pollution is a global concern that has damaging impacts on human and environmental health. St Maarten is a contributor to this issue as littering and … Continue reading Nature Foundation Develops Five Easy Steps to Reduce Single-Use Plastic Waste