Loggerhead Marinelife Center adds recycling bins to Juno Beach Pier

JUNO BEACH, Fla. - Loggerhead Marinelife Center received a grant from Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation and installed recycling bins at the Juno Beach Pier and and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center on Friday.

Juno Beach Pier is the first fishing pier in South Florida with eight new recycle bins with monofilament recycling tubes and existing trash and cigarette ash receptacles.

Since 2011 Loggerhead Marinelife Center has already removed more than 7,000 pounds of debris collected at surrounding beach clean-ups and quarterly underwater pier clean-ups.

This grant provides nearly 4,500 recycling bins to local facilities with heavily-trafficked public spaces and events.

Since 2007, the program has placed more than 35,000 recycling bins in over 500 communities across the United States.