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Celebrate Earth Day in Newport, Rhode Island!
When people think of Newport, Rhode Island, images of super yachts, pristine beaches, and luxurious mansions usually come to mind; but did you know that Newport is one of the most environmentally-friendly towns in New England? From weekly trash clean-ups to officially banning the use of plastic bags, Newport, Rhode Island is more than just a town filled of “yachties” and luxurious mansions. Newport is a leader in sustainable practices and you will immediately notice how clean the city of Newport is upon your arrival. Join the city of Newport as it celebrates Earth Day on April 22, 2017 by participating in one or all of the following events:
2 – The Friends of the Waterfront invites volunteers to join them in the annual Earth Day Cleanup at King Park. Contact Johanna Vietry at Info@NewportWaterfront.org or (765)307-1216 for all details.
4 – Save The Bay & Pruitt Chiropractic invite you to help clean up Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd. To volunteer, contact Save The Bay in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org or (401)272-3540 x130 for all details.
5 – Women’s Resource Center, Park Holm Saturday Club, Youth Leadership Group and The Met School will be cleaning Miantonomi Park. Please contact Elizabeth Fuerte at email@example.com or (401)835-4235 for all details.
7 – The Off Broadway Neighborhood Association and Newport Rotary invite you to help clean up the Off Broadway neighborhood and Equality Park. For details and to volunteer, contact Ellen Nichols at (401)864-0372 or Donna Maytum at firstname.lastname@example.org .
8 -Old Colony & Newport Railway will be cleaning up along the railway, where they run scenic, narrated train trips. To volunteer, please contact Jack Doyle at email@example.com .
As a yacht charter company that relies on the cleanliness of the ocean and surrounding environments, Nicholson Yachts is proud to be apart of the Newport Community! Since Newport welcomes thousands of yachts each year, Nicholson Yachts continues to maintain their position as a leader in the charter yacht industry by encouraging the yachts to adhere to specific recycling, packaging, and electricity and fuel consumption regulations. We have made it our personal goal to educate the owners, crews, and charter clients how they can participate in environmentally friendly practices in order to reduce the amount of marine debris that end up in our ocean.