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"Litter Becomes Art" Beach Cleanup and Art Installation - The RE Store's Recycled Art Show

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"Litter Becomes Art" Beach Cleanup and Art Installation - The RE Store's Recycled Art Show

Time: April 1, 2012 from 1pm to 5pm
Location: Locust Beach
Street: Trail head under train trestle on Locust Avenue
City/Town: Bellingham
Website or Map: http://www.re-store.org/recyc…
Phone: (360) 393 5255
Event Type: beach, cleanup
Organized By: Jason "Jay" Darling
Latest Activity: Mar 22, 2012

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Join the North Sound Baykeeper and the Northwest Straits Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation for the kickoff event of The RE Store’s 11th Annual Recycled Art Show with a beach cleanup and art installation at Locust Beach.

 

We will meet at the Bellingham Kite Boarding Community Center, on Locust Avenue, one block off of Marine Drive, at 1 pm on April 1. We will provide litter collection equipment, gloves, and light snacks.  Please come prepared wearing study clothing, and a sense of adventure.  Please bring plastic buckets.  We will share some brief information about our organizations, clean the beach for 2 hours, sort and examine our gleanings, and create a temporary art installation right on the beach!

 

Cleaning up the beach is a simple act that lets us cherish the earth and connects us to our environment.  “Every time I wander the beach, I’m amazed at what I find.  When I take a minute to look at all the plastic, I’m reminded about how important our choices as consumers really are, and I’m inspired to purchase much less plastic,” said Lee First of the North Sound Baykeeper Team.

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