About Ecopazifico

What we are?

Ecopazifico is a permaculture program focused in beach clean up operations designed for the kids of the coastal regions of Colombia. We created this program to honor the humpback whales that procreate in our coasts every year!

Who we are?

We are an international group of artists, activists, educators and entrepreneurs who visualize the coasts of Colombia free from plastic!


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Educational Eco APP by Ecopazifico

Ecopazifico´s educational APP

The app is about a kid called Arturo, who is in Juanhchaco and starts collecting #Mapare. Educational signs about the new recycling system that Ecopazifico want to install in Juanchaco start to pop up along arturos way. The town was drawn by Marcela Cespedes, MACE in Los Angeles and programmed by #AnimaStudio3D in Cali Colombia.


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What we focus on?

Our team focuses on setting up a recycling system, through beach clean up operations and art programs in the Pacific and Caribbean coast of Colombia.

Change our habits

Enviromental education

Reusable personal utensils

THINK REUSABLE: By promoting the use of reusable utensils and saying good bye to the disposable plastic culture.  Our comfortable and Quick life style is destroying or Ocean Habitats. Its time to think reusable and have some class by not destroying the planet any more. #INFINITYKIT

Reduce impact

Beach and rivers cleanups

Beach Cleanups Colombia

After school activities with the local kids and volunteers; we use sacks, buckets, and bins to collect, classify, and wash the material found on the beach. We send the clean and washed material to recycling facilities in Buenaventura with the help of the Colombian Army.

Recycling

Find new uses

Recycle - Find new uses

The communities of the Pacific coast of Colombia, have been burning and burying their trash for years. We are working on installing a series of recycling stations made out of 100% recycled plastic.

How we work?

Infinity Kit

Permaculture Program INFINITY KIT

One week environmental education and resilience oriented program with presentations, videos, examples and artistic activities about global issues on plastic pollution and alternatives to apply locally.

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Recycling Stations

Recycling stations

The communities of the pacific coast of Colombia, have been burning and burying their trash for years. We are working on installing a series of recycling stations made out of 100% recycled plastic.

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Plastic Shredder Machine

Precious Plastic Machine

The plastic will be stored in a facility where we will have 4 slow scale machine, to transform the plastic into useful objects that can provide an income for the community.

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Ecopazifico Art

Artist residency

If you are an Artist and want to create an art piece with beach plastic, to help us raise awareness and raise funds for our recycling system please get in touch! We invite you to the Pacific coast of Colombia, and help us keep the beach clean through Art.

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Beach Clean up Operations.

After school activities with the local kids and volunteers. We use sacks, buckets, and bins,to collect, classify, and wash the material found on the beach…

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If you are down to meet amazing people and get creative in paradise while giving back to our ocean consider joining our movement

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Data
collection

All though our beach clean up activities are mostly are extracurricular activities of #Mapare collect with the local children, we do organize massive collaboration clean up operations in partnership with organizations like Ocean Conservancy and 4Ocean.

volunteer beach cleanup Colombia

INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN UP DAY WITH OCEAN CONSERVANCY SEPT 2016.

  • Place: Colombia - Juanchaco, Ladrilleros and La Barra.
  • Date: 17-09-2016.

Our first collaboration with Ocean Conservancy was in sept 2016. This year our first permaculture action week program was develop, synchronized with the international coastal clean up day of Ocean Consevancy…

Total trash collected 8000 Kgs (100%)

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INERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN UP DAY WITH OCEAN CONSERVANCY 2017.

  • Place: Colombia - Juanchaco, Ladrilleros and La Barra.
  • Date: 18-09-2017.

For this international coastal clean up day, over 100 national and international volunteers gathered in the beach of Juanchaco to collect over 2 tons of trash…

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Beach Cleanups Colombia

4OCEAN BEACH CLEAN UP DAY MAY 2018.

  • Place: Colombia - Juanchaco, Ladrilleros and La Barra
  • Date: 19-05-2018

4Ocean is a company dedicated to do beach clean ups in Florida, Bali, Haiti, and recently joined our efforts in Colombia; together with FoKus Green sustainable fashion company from Medellin and Amigos del Mar foundation from Cartagena, we organized an weekend clean up in collaboration with 4Ocean.

Plastic Waste 797.51 Kgs (46%)

Glass Waste 442.72 Kgs (26%)

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Campaña de reciclaje en el Festival Petronio Alvarez

Estaremos con el DAGMA fomentando la correcta separación de residuos y activando la cultura ambiental en honor a las ballenas y a nuestra hermosa región pacífica.

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Permaculture and Ecotourism at The Beach Hotel Cartagena

The Beach Hotel, started as a Eco Hostal project focused to bring environmental and social alternatives to the inhabitants of the beach of Punta Arena in the island Tirrea Bomba, located just 10 minutes away from Cartagena.

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