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“We Have Created A Plastic Problem”

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2016 IS QUICKLY APPROACHING, and with it a new vote on the California Plastic bag ban. This ban had already been passed in 2014. However a recent increase in plastic bag supporters, specifically those in the industry of making plastic bags, have procured enough signatures across the state to put the ban to a referendum. […]

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The Stubborn and Selfish City of Scotts Valley

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IT IS ABSURD and disturbing to know that Scotts Valley is the ONLY city in Santa Cruz County that still supports and accepts the horrendous single-use plastic bag. Not only do these bags end up in our nation’s trash cans; but in our world’s oceans. These plastic bags might seem easy to toss out, but these bags will haunt […]

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Ban Plastic Bags

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WE ARE ENEMIES of the environment. Though many of us have seen and experienced our affect on the environment first hand, we continue to ignore the true intention of our being. We are the creators of many things, but the destroyers of so much more. Banning plastic bags removes our impact on nothing other than […]

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Help Ban Plastic Bags!

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SB270—the state bill commonly referred to as the plastic bag ban—passed the legislature last week and now awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s signature. You can help by calling or writing to the Governor to encourage his signature. He has said that he “may” sign it. We need him to change that “may” to a “will.” Why, you ask? After […]

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Upcoming Events

Sep
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6:00 pm Toast The Coast @ Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Toast The Coast @ Seymour Marine Discovery Center
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Toast The Coast @ Seymour Marine Discovery Center | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Save Our Shores is excited to applaud our 2017 Ocean Heroes with you at our largest annual celebration on Saturday, September 23rd at 6:00pm. Raise a glass of champagne to the sea, savor a sumptuous[...]
Sep
24
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9:00 am Davenport Beach Cleanup @ Davenport Main Beach
Davenport Beach Cleanup @ Davenport Main Beach
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Davenport Beach Cleanup @ Davenport Main Beach | Davenport | California | United States
Save Our Shores Davenport Main beach cleanup targets highly polluted areas from parties, bonfires and illegal encampments. This beach needs your help every Sunday. MEET UP LOCATION Meet us at the beach parking lot across[...]
Oct
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9:00 am Cleanup Cowells Project @ Cleanup Cowell's
Cleanup Cowells Project @ Cleanup Cowell's
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Cleanup Cowells Project @ Cleanup Cowell's | Santa Cruz | California | United States
Save Our Shores bi-monthly Cleanup Cowell’s Project has kicked into gear! Start your Sunday off with a beach cleanup, and leave energized and ready to enjoy your day. These cleanups are always fun, engaging, and[...]

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