Entries by Vicky Croft

KBB Trash Bash 2017

Thank you to all our partners, volunteers and sponsors who helped us remove more than 30,000 pounds of trash all across Brevard County on April 1st. Rick Neale , FLORIDA TODAY Published 12:34 p.m. ET April 5, 2017 More than 1,150 litter-busting volunteers collected 30,642 pounds of discarded garbage — including an abandoned 19-inch television […]

DEP AWARDS OVER $24 MILLION FOR WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS IN THE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON

Department funds 12 projects to help restore Indian River Lagoon TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded more than $24 million in funding for 12 recent projects to continue efforts to improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon. These projects will help communities reduce stormwater nutrient loads, continue stormwater treatment improvements, reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution […]

DEATH IN THE WATER: HOW PLASTIC IS POISONING OUR OCEANS

by Liz Greene, Earth911.com We live in a society obsessed with convenience, and that obsession has made plastic king. Though humankind has greatly benefited from plastic, the environmental costs of this reigning polymer may bring about our downfall. Traveling from land to sea in the wind or through waterways, plastic pollution is causing extensive damage […]

KBB’s North Action Team/GTR Honors 17 Brevard Businesses

KBB’s North Action Team(NAT)/Greater Titusville Renaissance(GTR) had a busy January choosing and honoring 17 Titusville area businesses with “We Noticed” awards. “We Noticed” is a KBB recognition program for businesses and/or residences who have shown exceptional maintenance or beautification of their property. Recipients of this award receive a “We Noticed” certificate and sign to temporarily […]