Mexico Cleanup with Ama Tu Playa

by 4Ocean Team February 13, 2018 7 Comments

Mexico Cleanup with Ama Tu Playa

Mexico: the newest country that we have added to our list of cleanup locations!

This past Saturday we partnered with Ama Tu Playa, an organization based in Miramar, Tamaulipas, to have a much-needed beach cleanup. The problem of marine debris on this beach not only affects the beauty of the beach, it also causes serious, and sometimes fatal, problems with the flora and fauna of the marine environment. We knew that something needed to be done and we are glad that there were many volunteers ready to step in and take action!

After a morning spent cleaning, the team was able to remove over 500 pounds - 545 pounds to be exact - of trash from just this one beach in Mexico. Thanks to the tremendous help from the volunteers at Ama Tu Playa, we are happy to check off Mexico as a country where 4Ocean cleanups have happened. 

Ama Tu Playa was founded with a simple mission: to help clean their local beaches while inspiring the rest of the world to do the same. Miramar Beach is the main beach that Ama Tu Playa focuses their attention as many local and tourists alike leave behind their trash on this beach. The problem of trash does not only affect the appearance of the beach, but poses a serious threat to the fauna and flora of the marine environment. Ama Tu Playa is a group of volunteers from all ages who dedicate each second Sunday of the month to clean the North beach where Tildillos is located. This organization does not only represent beach cleaning, it also represents courage, hope, and strength, with the main goal and purpose of saving Playa Miramar. 

This may have been our first cleanup here, but it is definitely not our last! If you would like to find out when or where there is a cleanup near you, you can sign up to become a volunteer HERE



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EDEL FLORES
EDEL FLORES

August 29, 2018

hola estoy en coatzacoalcos ver. y me gustaría saber como podemos iniciar este movimiento par limpiar las playas de coatzacoalcos.

Lenin Monroy
Lenin Monroy

July 09, 2018

Quiero colaborar para limpiar nuestras playas

Lena Trojer
Lena Trojer

June 19, 2018

Hola!
I will be in Mexico in July & August and would love to volunteer for 4ocean and help with cleaning up local beaches.
All the best and hopefully until soon,
Lena from Austria

Carlos González flores
Carlos González flores

June 13, 2018

Me gustaría colaborar en las acciones que se llevan a cabo para la limpieza de los océanos

Silvia Garcia
Silvia Garcia

June 13, 2018

Me gustaría colaborar en la limpieza de las playas en mexico

Ubaldo Montemayor Granados
Ubaldo Montemayor Granados

May 22, 2018

Hola mi trabajo me mueve de mi familia y mi ciudad me gustaría colaborar cuando esté cerca de Altamira, tampico o Matamoros soy técnico y se utilizar herramientas.
Gracias

Luis Báez alvarez
Luis Báez alvarez

April 26, 2018

Me agradaría mucho colaborar con ustedes en la limpieza de playas y me gustaría compartir esta responsabilidad por ser parte de este mundo

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