Port Canaveral Seafood and Music Festival To Recycle Oyster Shells
By Space Coast Daily // February 18, 2016
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The Port Canaveral Seafood and Music Festival committee plans to recycle thousands of pounds of oyster shells, February 26-28 at it’s annual seafood festival event.
“Thanks to the Shuck and Share Recycling Program from the Marine Discovery Center in New Smyrna Beach, we will be able to put all our used oyster shells to good use from our seafood festival,” said Giles Malone, Director of Brevard Production Inc., which is organizing the three day-seafood extravaganza.
“In the past two years, they have recycled over 170,000lbs of oyster shells and from that they have placed over 100,000lbs back into the Indian River Lagoon in the form of oyster bags or mats.”
The event is expect to attract more than 50,000 visitors to Port Canaveral and the beaches.
A team of volunteers will collect the shells placed in special recycle bins placed around the festival and the public will receive educational information about the program.
“We think that it is great that we will be able to place the used shells back to mother nature and help the lagoon,” said Malone.
Also, during the Port Canaveral Seafood and Music Festival, the public will be able to take free tours of the world class seafood processing plants at Wild Ocean Seafood and Seafood Atlantic in the Cove at Port Canaveral.
For more information visit PortCanaveralSeafoodAndMusicFestival.com
CLICK HERE FOR DIRTY HEADS Concert tickets (includes Seafood Festival access)
CLICK HERE FOR CLINT BLACK Concert tickets (includes Seafood Festival access)
CLICK HERE FOR WEEKEND SUPER CONCERT PASS (includes 3 days of concerts and festival access)….only $57 for 3 days of concerts.
CLICK HERE for Seafood Festival Weekend Pass for festival access (no concerts)
CLICK HERE for Seafood Festival Friday, Feb. 26 ticket – (not including Dirty Heads concert)
CLICK HERE for Seafood Festival Saturday, Feb 27 ticket (not including Clint Black concert)
CLICK HERE for Seafood Festival Sunday, Feb. 28 ticket (includes The Original Wailers and Third World Concert)
Tickets also available at :
Port Canaveral: Exploration Tower at the Port, Fishlips Waterfront Grill, Lazy Pirate, Wild Ocean Seafood Market
Cocoa Beach: Sunrise Bank
Merritt Island: Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Viera: Cocoa Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Melbourne: Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce
Titusville: Bar IX