Collins Canal Clean-up


For immediate release:
Contact: Luiz Rodrigues, Executive Director, ECOMB
Date: March 1, 2007
Phone: 305.534.3825 (w) / 786.853.1855 (M)
[email protected]

Collins Canal Clean-up


You’ve seen what ECOMB’s volunteers can accomplish in just one morning while cleaning up our beaches, parks, islands and canals! Now help ECOMB volunteers, the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, the City of Miami Beach Neighborhood Services, Police, Public Works and Parks Departments clean up the banks of Collins Canal between Alton Road and Convention Center Drive.


March 10, 2007


9am – 12 noon. Registration begins at 8:30 am.


All ages welcomed, but please see guidelines on ECOMB’s website regarding Release Forms


Meet us at the corner of Dade Boulevard and Convention Center Drive (parallel to Washington and Collins Avenues), near the NE corner of the Miami Beach Botanical Garden.


At ECOMB’s web site:

Journalists, please contact us for press interviews and past photos, by calling Luiz Rodrigues, Executive Director ECOMB, Inc. at 305.534.3825, or Lynn Bernstein, at the City of Miami Beach Neighborhood Services Department at (305) 790-0090. Press and TV coverage are welcome for both events.  To learn more about ECOMB and to see photos from recent Beach Cleanup projects, go to our web site at

Join volunteers from high schools, local associations, churches, synagogues, and businesses, as they MAKE A DIFFERENCE. Refreshments will be served and students may use these cleanup events towards Community Service Hours.

ECOMB is a not-for-profit 501c(3) Florida corporation founded in 1994 to promote clean beaches, waterways and wetlands. Each year ECOMB coordinates events and programs that encourage responsible behavior and awareness in the Miami Beach vicinity.

More info and registration at: