Recycling Campaigns

Recycling Campaigns In 2018, we organized several community wide recycling campaigns with the Environmental Department of Santa Cruz County. Through these campaigns, we invited residents of the communities of Matapalo, Playa Grande, and La Garita Vieja to bring their recyclable materials to the plaza of Matapalo to be received by the Municipal recycling truck. We […]
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Nature Club 2018

Nature Club 2018 Nature Club is an annual, year-long environmental education program developed especially for third graders at the Matapalo Elementary School. The first workshop was held in March and focused on forest fire prevention, which continues to be a major environmental problem here in Guanacaste. The students received a book and a pin as […]
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Playa Mina Beach Cleanup

Limpieza de Playa Mina After passing through Mina Beach thousands of tourists and campers last Easter the beach and its surroundings were left with a lot of garbage, something very unfortunate. For this Bright Future I organized a cleaning in which volunteers participated. This group of volunteers was created mainly by the girls from the […]
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Earth Day

Earth Day On April 22 we celebrated Earth Day with a cleanup of Matapalo Square, with the fourth grade students. Many thanks to the children who participated with their teacher Agnes. Thanks to Ediberto from the ASADA for accompanying us and Hellen from the school soda for the donation of frescoes. I hope everyone follows […]
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Leatherback Festival

Leatherback Festival On Saturday of March we had the pleasure of participating in the Leatherback Festival in Playa Grande with our environmental education group ‘Nature Club’. The Nature Club group made almost 200 turtles to give away at the Festival. The children and their parents made them from recycled materials such as egg cartons and […]
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