Notable Achievements

Notable Achievements:

  • Food services changing to disposable wood utensils and metal eat-in utensils

  • Bookstore selling metal straws

  • Metal straws distributed

  • Office of Advancement ordered 150 reusable bottles with project logo to give to Parent Council members

  • Cupanion/Fill-it-Forward

  • 10 new water bottle filling stations

  • TV panel on plastic bans with Spectrum Bay News 9

  • Bookstore switched to $.25 paper bags

  • Planet Forward Summit (4 plastic submissions from Eckerd students)

  • DIY Plastic Alternatives CPS Event

  • Student Research Symposium

  • Florida Marine Science Educators Association conference presentation

  • 15 beach cleanups

  • 2 Reusable Alternatives DIY CPS Events

  • Used Once, Lasts Forever Art Show

  • Resigning of the Break Free From Plastic Pledge by Presdent Annarelli and ECOS President Christyna Reagan

Outreach Activities:

- Florida Marine Science Educators Association Conference

- Planet Forward

- Eckerd Student Research Symposium

- Mote Marine Water Warriors Camp

- Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

- World Ocean Sciences Conference