Committed to Clean Water

03/22/2018

We all need clean water. But pollution often threatens places where we swim, fish and paddle. At Cox, we’re joining forces to protect these resources and ensure our rivers and oceans are available for the next generation to use and enjoy.

In recognition of World Water Day on March 21, here is a look at the water cleanup events that Team Cox participated in last year — removing a total of 34 tons of trash!

  • New Orleans, Louisiana — Ocean Conservancy. 50 volunteers, 384 pounds of trash.
  • Orange County, California — Ocean Conservancy. 240 volunteers, 500 pounds of trash.
  • Seattle, Washington — Ocean Conservancy. 30 volunteers, 200 pounds of trash.
  • New York, New York — Ocean Conservancy. 65 volunteers, 98 pounds of trash.
  • Orlando, Florida — American Rivers. 102 volunteers, 65 pounds of trash.
  • Austin, Texas  — American Rivers. 150 volunteers, 2,575 pounds of trash.
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma  — American Rivers. 160 volunteers, 5,000 pounds of trash.
  • Atlanta, Georgia — Chattahoochee Riverkeeper. 100 volunteers, 4,500 pounds of trash.
  • Dayton, Ohio — American Rivers. 60 volunteers, 1,400 pounds of trash.
  • Jacksonville, Florida — American Rivers. 78 volunteers, 760 pounds of trash.
  • Miami, Florida — Ocean Conservancy. 68 volunteers, 166 pounds of trash.

Cox is also part of the Trash-Free Seas Alliance, whose members pledge to work toward solutions that will eliminate ocean trash.  

More in 2018!
Cox will continue to help build a better future by hosting Team Cox volunteer events in different cities around the country, including in: Orange County, California; Boston, Massachusetts; New Orleans, Louisiana; New York, New York; Miami, Florida; Dayton, Ohio; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Orlando, Florida; Manheim, Pennsylvania; and Atlanta, Georgia.

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