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Plastic Bag Ban in Cuyahoga County

Guest Post by: Julia Karlovec, DLDT Intern On May 28, 2019 a county wide ban was passed by the Cuyahoga County Council that prohibits retailers from using both disposable plastic bags and paper bags that are not 100% recyclable. Members of Cuyahoga County Council have been trying to pass this ban for many years with … Continued

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What it means to live a zero-waste lifestyle

If you’ve seen a woman walking around the neighborhood recently with a big trash bag and gloves, it’s probably Carrie Corrigan. She makes it a habit to walk around and pick up cigarettes from the sidewalks in her spare time. “People may think I’m a weirdo,” Carrie said, “but one of the biggest threats facing … Continued

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It’s Beach Cleanup Season! Why do we do it?

Where it all started: Many of you may not be aware that Drink Local. Drink Tap. began as just a small group of people cleaning up litter (especially plastics) on the beaches of Lake Erie/Cleveland. Today, despite there being a great deal of other work we do, beach cleanups are still important to our overall … Continued

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September 6th Barefoot Wine and Bubbly Beach Cleanup/ Party after Lake Erie Boat Float

  ***MEDIA ALERT*** FACEBOOK EVENT LINK:  Volunteers invited to Edgewater Park to help keep Great Lakes’ beaches “Barefoot” friendly Public beach cleanup and celebration planned for volunteers     WHAT:           Barefoot Wine is teaming up with Alliance for the Great Lakes and Drink Local. Drink Tap, Inc. to host a public Adopt-a-Beach™ cleanup at … Continued

Johnny Mango’s 20% Day in Ohio City

DOWNLOAD FLYER HERE: fundraiser-flyer-feb4 Enjoy a meal with friends or order lunch for the office at Johnny Mango’s in Ohio City on Monday, February 4th 11am-11pm and 20% of your bill will be donated to DLDT!   Turn in your flyer when you settle your bill and 20% will be donated to support our work at … Continued

Non-Profit is Making Waves While Educating about Water Conservation

Drink Local. Drink Tap.© (DLDT) is making waves at the newsstands once again! DLDT was featured in both Cleveland Scene Magazine and the Twinsburg Bulletin during the month of September! The Cleveland Scene Magazine article focused on the current state of, and plans for, Cleveland’s Lake Erie parks and beaches. Drink Local. Drink Tap.© is part of … Continued

Barefoot Wine Beach Cleanup and After Party at The Harp

 Come join us for one of our favorite beach cleanups of 2012! Saturday May 5th   10-12:00 Beach Cleanup    12:30-3pm Volunteer After Party at The Harp Presented by: Drink Local. Drink Tap. & Friends of Edgewater State Park In partnership with Alliance for the Great Lakes Join in the fun for our second annual … Continued

First Beach Cleanup of 2012- Saturday April 7th 10am-12pm

We are excited to have you back this year and hope you will be bringing your friends and family to join in the fun! Our first beach cleanup of 2012 will be at our adopted beach: Edgewater Beach State Park, Cleveland Ohio Saturday, April 7th, 10am-12pm Remember! Wear close toes shoes, come with an adult, … Continued

Last Beach Cleanup for 2011! November 5th 10a-12p

Location: Edgewater Beach State Park Cleveland, Ohio Body of Water: Lake Erie Time: 10am-12pm Date: Saturday-November 5th,2011 RSVP email if possible to DLDT Beach Cleanup Manager, Babs: LIKE us on Facebook and Twitter (@DrinkLocalTap) to stay up to date on DLDT and changes to events! We clean rain or shine!


BEACH and VOLUNTEERING NEWS: WE have monthly Beach Cleanups and ANTI-LITTER Signs going to Edgewater Beach! Looking for cement pros to help with installation! email Calendar   We will be at BURNING RIVERFEST- an event for ALL AGES! Come see us or volunteer! email BRF website   Going away blast! THANK YOU to … Continued