We headed out this morning with our 2 big garbage bags in hand for our beach cleanup….and WHOA!
We couldn’t believe all of the garbage that had washed up on the shore from our most recent storm……
Our plan was to pick up from Grand Caribe south to Palapa Bar (our usual route)….but there was NO WAY the two of us and our Bear could possibly tackle the amount of trash that had washed up on the beach……
If we were in need of used toothbrushes, pens, plastic utensils or a shoe without a mate, we would have been in luck!
We filled up our two giant garbage bags feeling totally deflated….how could the two of us possibly make any headway on this big mess?
Ronnie had a brilliant idea……
Let’s ask Grand Caribe if they will help out.
Ronnie talked to Bret and Elmer here and Grand Caribe and asked if we could borrow the ATV and pay a few guys after hours to help us clean up the trash……..
You can definitely use the ATV and the trailer but we are all going to help out for free
How great is that? They thanked Ronnie for organizing the group and we all met at 3:00 to tackle the plastic…..
Here is Oscar driving the ATV….
All the guys working hard to clean up the beach…..and all with a great attitude and a bunch of smiles…..
Dooley Bear was supervising for a while…..
And then decided to take a break….
It was a great time to be cleaning up the beach as Valentino was playing live music at the Palapa Bar…….
Walking back up to Grand Caribe after a job well done!
A giant thank you to all the guys at Grand Caribe who volunteered their time to help clean up our beach!
It took less than one hour to fill up over 20 huge garbage bags of plastic……it definitely takes a village…..
Our island is so beautiful………we appreciate all of the help to keep it looking it’s best!
A few of the guys were saying we should do this every week…and we definitely think that’s a great idea!