As you probably know we have a 1st Saturday of the month beach cleanup for our chapter of Surfrider Foundation. Come join us on January 7 this coming Saturday at Prospect Street and West Ocean Front and help us clean the beach. Need a map Here it is. We start at 9 AM and end at 11 AM. Please come early as parking can be a challenge if the waves are good. Want more information? Go here.
Proposition 67 passed. A “yes” vote supported upholding the contested legislation banning certain plastic bags that was enacted by the California State Legislature as Senate Bill 270. This ends millions of plastic bags going into a landfill each year. Now hopefully people will take matters into their own hands and reuse cotton bags or bags made from other natural sources for shopping. Even if they use paper bags it will be better since paper is compostable where plastic is not.
Special thanks to Chapman University for cleaning up all of the trash around Mcfadden square in Newport Beach on Sunday, October 20. If you didn’t know better you would of thought they were having the greatest time. They collected the data on what they picked up and I will release the total findings soon. They picked up over 1000 cigarette butts. Yuck.
We are handing out 25 green and 25 orange Halloween bags on October 20 at Sprouts on E. 17th street in Costa Mesa. The bags are from Chico bags, the classic bag that folds into a small pocket size bag. We will also be giving away our regular Surfrider bags to urge people to vote on proposition 67. Come out and say hi and get a bag.
Our chapter of Surfrider Foundation was in Costa Mesa on Saturday, October 15, phone banking to urge voters to vote yes on prop 67 the bag ban. We did it at Crashlabs which is an awesome place to work in a temporary office or meeting room. We had about 10 people there calling locals to urge their yes vote on prop 67, the CA statewide bag ban. Thanks to SideCar donuts and Keane Coffee for donating their delights.
The California Plastic Bag Ban Veto Referendum, also known as Proposition 67, will be on the November 8, 2016, ballot in California as a veto referendum.
We will be urging all registered voters to vote yes on 67
A “yes” vote is a vote in favor of upholding the contested legislation banning plastic bags that was enacted by the California State Legislature under the name Senate Bill 270.
We will be passing out bags at grocery stores asking people to vote yes on prop 67. Would you like to help. Let us know by emailing Michelle at volunteercoordinator
To sign in support of this proposition go to http://www.cayeson67.com/
For more information about prop 67 please visit this page, http://www.surfrider.org/priority-campaigns/say-yes-to-ca-plastic-bag-ban