Recap – Surfrider Central Texas Chapter Holiday Party

December 21, 2011
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Kristina Schlegel and the first round of Tacos!

The Surfrider Central Texas Chapter had a great time at the holiday/end of the year party two weeks ago at Wahoo’s Fish Taco in downtown Austin. It was a great event to look back and celebrate a year filled with cleanups, activism, surfing, raising awareness about single use plastics, and many other victories along...

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City of Austin Proposes 2016 Plastic and Paper Bag Ban

December 12, 2011
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A proposed draft ordinance has the City of Austin potentially enacting one of the broadest bag bans in the nation, prohibiting disposable (‘single-use’) paper and plastic bags at all checkout counters  in January 2016.  The proposed ordinance will allow retailers to provide the currently available thin, single-use plastic bags for a $0.25/bag fee starting...

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Holiday Party

December 5, 2011
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Please join us for our end of the year holiday party at Wahoo’s Fish Taco downtown this Wednesday from 6:30 – 8:30. We will have food (tacos for everybody), drinks, and a surf film to celebrate a great 2011. All are welcome to attend and we hope to see you there!! Special thanks to...

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Whereas……

December 4, 2011
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Paper or Plastic?…Not The Answer…..

November 16, 2011
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The Guinness Book of World Records has named the plastic bag the most ubiquitous consumer product of 2009 as it is produced on a worldwide scale by the trillions.  But what is the real cost of this throw-away consumer item?  There is an external cost to provide free bags, not just to the environment,...

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Clean Lady Bird Lake

November 16, 2011
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Tue, 11/01/2011 – 16:07 — KAB Start: 12/10/2011 – 09:00 End: 12/10/2011 – 11:00 Timezone: Etc/GMT-6 Clean Lady Bird Lake December 10, 2011 Start winter off right! As the weather cools, volunteer season heats up. Join hundreds of volunteers as they have a rewarding morning searching high and low for every last bit of...

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Ban the Bag Update: Input Session

October 21, 2011
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Next Monday October 24th, city officials hope to hear from you with regards to the banning of plastic bags in Austin. In order to clarify any potential concerns, they’re holding a public input session from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Austin Energy building, and the event is open to the public. What:...

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Raptoberfest Images

October 6, 2011
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Raptoberfest is a month long campaign by the Surfrider Founation to help increase awareness about the harm of single use plastics. As an active member of the Central Texas Chapter I was excited to kickoff the Month long event in my own neighborhood and help cleanup Shoal Creek (that literally borders my backyard). Leyla,...

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GLO – Adopt a beach cleanup 9/24/11

October 4, 2011
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We are happy to report that 14 members made the 200 mile journey (one way) from Austin to Mustang Island State Park (in between Corpus Christi and Port Aransas) to help keep our adopted mile of beach clean for the 25 th annual Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup. The event was held...

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Monthly Meeting First Wednesday of Every Month!

First Wednesday of the Month.

6:30 PM Social Hour
7:30 PM Meeting

Wahoo's
509 Rio Grande St.
Austin, TX