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In an effort to address the menace of plastic shopping bags blighting our neighborhoods and streams, and spoiling our harbor and the Greater Cheasapeake Bay, the Baltimore City Council will be considering a bill that will place a 5-cent fee on disposable plastic and paper bags. We need your helping passing this important legislation.
Help pass the Baltimore City Disposable Bag Bill!
- Call or email your city council member now!
- Tell them that reducing litter and trash in your community is important to you and to vote YES on the Baltimore City Reusable Bag Bill!
- Find information on how to contact your city council representative here!
Help Us Spread The Word - #BmoreBagSmart
- Share your pictures of yourself being bag smart on social media!
This Saturday be part of one of six cleanups happening in a neighborhood near you!
From 9:00am-12:00pm on Saturday, September 20th, join thousands of volunteers from across Baltimore City and around the world as we work together to pick up trash as part of the International Coastal Cleanup and in support of the B'More Bag Smart campaign to promote the use of reusable bags. Cleanups will be held in the following places:
- Middle Branch Park - 3301 Waterview Avenue, Baltimore MD 21230
- Ferry Bar Park - 2898 Light Street, Baltimore MD 21230
- Herring Run Park - 3900 Belair Road, Baltimore MD 21213
- Waverly Elementary Middle #51 - 3400 Ellerslie Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21218
- Gwynns Run, near Lake Ashburton - 3001 Druid Park Drive, Baltimore MD 21215
Communications Intern – Internship Description
August 18th, 2014
The Healthy Harbor Initiative seeks to create a swimmable and fishable Baltimore Harbor by the year 2020. A healthy harbor is clean, safe, and accessible to all residents of Baltimore and is fed by clean streams flowing through clean neighborhoods.
The Healthy Harbor Initiative is a project of the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore (WPB), a nonprofit based in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.
WPB seeks to hire a Communications Intern to assist with external communications related to our environmental work during the fall of 2014.
The Communications Intern will write and edit a monthly newsletter for the Baltimore environmental community that summarizes current and ongoing...Read More »