Category Archives: Rise Above Plastics

Preventing Cigarette Litter at the Beach

The Virginia Beach Chapter is participating in a Cigarette Litter Prevention Program in partnership with Clean Virginia Waterways, the Virginia Beach Hotel Association, Virginia Green and Keep America Beautiful. This unique pilot project is taking place at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront where several boardwalk hotels are being provided with cigarette butt receptacles, pocket ashtrays and educational materials for their guests…. Read more »

Solution 2 Ocean Pollution Summit

A Solution 2 Ocean Pollution Summit, Christina Trapani Seatack Elementary, an Achievable Dream Academy, is one of the Virginia Beach schools testing our pilot Youth Reusable Bag Program. Our chapter volunteers explained the issue of marine debris and the kids have spent the last several weeks studying plastic pollution and its effects on our waterways and marine life. On March 22nd,… Read more »

Executive Committee Update!

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In addition to Rob Gomez (chair) and Addie Abcede (vice chair), we’d like to welcome David Carpenter as our volunteer coordinator and welcome back James Ellis as our at large member! We are currently looking to fill the role of secretary and will also be looking for core volunteers for the 2015 year! We have new programs and campaigns, but will… Read more »

New page added!

vabeach   25 June, 2014   No Comments on New page added!

We’ve added a new page to our website! Visit https://vb.surfrider.org/campaigns/action-alerts/ for up to date information on Action Alerts that address issues with local, regional, and national elected officials and decision-makers!!! The page can also be found under the “Campaigns” tab on the menu bar. Let your voice be heard!!