Beach Clean Up

Today was our second beach clean-up of the spring and our biggest turn out since returning to action. There were 13 of us who combed the beach today picking up trash. Many people don’t realize until they actually do a beach clean up just how much trash is left behind after a fun and relaxing day at the beach. We found pool noodles, a yeti tumbler, and loads of cigarette butts on the beach. All of this could have wound up in the gulf had it not been for our team of volunteers.

Earth to Autism is planning to do a beach clean-up each month as we now realize just how important it is that we do our part to keep our beaches clean. We hope you’ll join us next month. The plan is to do a beach clean up in Madeira Beach at sunset and maybe have a pot luck dinner. If you are interested in joining us please let us know.

I would like to thank everyone who came out today to help. You could have done many other things this morning but you chose to get up early on a Sunday and sweat it out with me. Thank you for being the change.

June 6 Beach Clean-up

Our next beach clean up will be on June 6 at 9am. We will be cleaning up after the Memorial Day holiday on St Pete Beach. Look for our Earth to Autism sign in the public parking lot across from the Publix. Bring your sunscreen & water. We’ll provide the gloves and trash bags. Let’s keep this beach looking amazing! Email if you have questions to admin@earthtoautism.com.

Earth Day Beach Clean-Up

Earth Day 2021

Earth to Autism celebrated Earth Day by hosting a beach clean up. We picked up a lot of cigarette butts on the beach. Cigarette butts are harmful to birds and fish. Birds often mistake the cigarette butts for food and ingest them. Cigarette butts also leach harmful toxins into the water as they break down. Please remember to dispose of your cigarette butts properly when you are at the beach.