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New website for group focusing on eliminating single use plastic

An environmental conservation group focused on eliminating single-use plastic in Bermuda has launched a website. Beyond Plastic Bermuda has included information on the site that is aimed at educating the community on the detrimental effects of plastic on health and the […]

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Beyond Plastic Bermuda Launches New Website

Beyond Plastic Bermuda [BPB] announced the launch of its new website “designed to educate the community on the perils of single-use plastics [SUPs] – its detrimental effects on both the environment and our health – as well as provide helpful information and […]

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Stuart Hayward (1942–2022): a determined campaigner on behalf of ordinary people

Environmental crusader, broadcaster and one-time independent MP Stuart Hayward was also dedicated to his community, his wife said. “One of the things that I admired most about Stuart was that he was a man of action,” Jamie Bacon told The Royal […]

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BEST & BEU Pay Tribute To Stuart Hayward

“Bermuda has lost an exceptional champion for our environment with the passing of Stuart Hayward,” Chair of Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] Gail Miller said. “His passion and energy raised awareness among residents of Bermuda on environmental concerns, decisions and […]

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Bacardi Working To Reduce Single-Use Plastics

Bacardi has partnered with the Beyond Plastic Bermuda campaign, a joint collaboration between Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB], to educate the local community about the dangers of plastic pollution and encourage actions to reduce single-use plastic on […]

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Plastic pollutes people too

Opinion by Erich Hetzel & Katie Berry Whenever you read about the impact of plastic pollution, it’s scary to learn about the damage it does to our environment, particularly our ocean life. What is often overlooked, however, is much more […]

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Bermuda Hurricanes: Past, Present & Future

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College announced that their May Eco Lunch & Learn presentation will be on Thursday [May 5] from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and Bermuda College are very pleased to announce […]

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Legislation on government support for hotel development due to be tabled today

Parliamentarians will return to the House of Assembly today when legislation is expected to be tabled to enshrine government support for the Fairmont Southampton redevelopment. The Fairmont Southampton Hotel Act 2022 is listed for tabling before MPs, but it may […]

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Gencom plan a cause for concern

By Kim Smith, Executive Director of BEST – Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce In mid-2021, the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce was shown conceptual drawings for expanded development of the Fairmont Southampton resort. That plan is for a threefold increase in the […]

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