BE GREEN JAX

Think globally, act locally

Be Green Jax provides residents with a connection to local volunteer opportunities, recycling programs and sustainable businesses to improve eco-friendly resources throughout the community. 

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Hecksher Drive Cleanup

Let’s do a cleanup on the Sierra Club Adopted Portion of Heckscher Drive. This scenic area on the Northside just…

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Waterway Cleanup: Moultrie Creek

SJC Parks & Rec has partnered with the Matanzas Riverkeeper and SOL Margin Fishing and Conservation Foundation for a Waterway…

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Matanzas Inlet Cleanup

Join Matanzas Riverkeeper and Fort Matanzas National Monument on Saturday, October 7th from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM for a…

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Rising Tides: McCoys Creek Cleanup & End of Year Celebration
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Rising Tides: McCoys Creek Cleanup

Join Rising Tides young professionals for our monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek! As always, all of our cleanups are RAIN…

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Riverview Park Service Day

Join St. Johns Riverkeeper for our monthly day of service at the lovely Riverview Park on the Trout River. As…

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Rising Tides: McCoys Creek Cleanup

Join Rising Tides young professionals for our monthly cleanup on McCoys Creek! As always, all of our cleanups are RAIN…

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Spooky SUP! Walk the Bridge

We’re bringing back our Walk the Bridges event with a spooky twist! Wear your Halloween costume and join St. Johns…

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River Rising: Brewing Up Solutions

It is critical that we all do our part now to tackle climate change to protect our waterways and the…

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Rising Tides: Silver Springs Paddle

Saturday, October 7 at 10 a.m. | Silver Springs State Park Join Rising Tides, St. Johns Riverkeeper’s young professionals group,…

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Tree Hill Nature Center

Tree Hill Nature Center is an urban wilderness preserve and wetland areas, consisting of southern mixed hardwood forest, mixed hardwood…

7152 Lone Star Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32211
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The Rattlesnake Conservancy

The Rattlesnake Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to education, research, and partnership. Based in Jacksonville, the organization…

7152 Lone Star Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32211
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Surfrider Foundation First Coast

Surfrider is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches for all people, through a…

942 Calle Negocio, Suite 350
San Clemente, CA 92673
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Sierra Club Northeast Florida Group

The Sierra Club is a national organization dedicated to Enjoying, Exploring and Protecting the Planet.  The local Northeast Florida Group…

300 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
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St. Johns Riverkeeper

A member of Waterkeeper Alliance, the St. John Riverkeeper is a environmental advocacy organization working on behalf of the community…

2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211
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Scenic Jacksonville

Scenic Jacksonville, Inc. is a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and enhancing the scenic character of Jacksonville, FL….

PO Box 380046
Jacksonville, FL 32205
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Save Ponte Vedra Beach

Save Ponte Vedra Beach Inc. is a legally formed (501c3) non-profit association with the goal restoring and preserve the environmentally…

PO Box 2801
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32004
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Save Guana Now Corporation

Save Guana Now is a Not for Profit Corporation advocating for the preservation of 99 acres of land known as…

1169 Neck Rd
Ponte Vedra, FL 32082
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Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida

The primary purpose of the Public Trust is to invoke the law to protect the lands, waters, wildlife, and natural…

2029 North Third St
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
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Ocean Sole Africa

Ocean Sole Africa, Inc. was created with a purposeful mission to support the arts, enterprises which tackle marine pollution and…

38 Loggerhead LN
Ponte Vedra, FL 32082
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North Florida Land Trust

North Florida Land Trust founded in 1999 is a local land conservation 501(c)3 organization focused on preserving and enhancing our…

843 W Monroe St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
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North Florida Clean Cities Coalition

The North Florida Clean Fuels Coalition is a non-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen the region’s economic, social and…

980 N Jefferson St
Jacksonville, FL 32209
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Matanzas Riverkeeper

Originally a project of The Friends of the Matanzas, Matanzas Riverkeeper is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the health…

291 Cubbedge Road
St. Augustine, FL 32080
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Keepers of the Coast

Keepers of the Coast is a local non-profit organization, which focuses on wildlife education and conservation of sea turtles and…

502 Arricola Ave
St Augustine, FL 32080
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Keep Nassau Beautiful

Keep Nassau Beautiful is charitable and educational foundation with purpose to keep Nassau County clean and green through community engagement…

2398 Sadler Rd
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
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Jax REcycle

Jax ReCycle is a group of volunteers who refurbish discarded or donated bicycles to give to those who need them…

883 Stockton St
Jacksonville, FL 32204
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Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens

Non profit organization that provides stewardship of the Arboretum lands by protecting, sustaining and enhancing biological diversity. Arboretum and Gardens…

PO Box 350430
Jacksonville, FL 32225
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Groundwork Jacksonville

Groundwork Jacksonville is the city’s nonprofit partner specifically created to clean and redevelop Hogans and McCoys creeks and convert contaminated…

PO Box 13295
Jacksonville, FL 32206
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Greenscape of Jacksonville

Greenscape of Jacksonville is a nationally recognized pioneer in urban forestry with deep local roots. Greenscape lead, collaborate, and engage…

1468 Hendricks Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32207
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Garden Club of Jacksonville

To promote the love of gardening, floral and land-scape design, and civic environmental responsibility by providing education, resources and networking…

1005 Riverside Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32204
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Friends of the Summer Haven River

Friends of the Summer Haven River, Inc. was established for the effort of restoration and maintenance of our historic river….

9051 Gene Johnson Rd
Saint Augustine, FL 32080
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Friends of Matanzas

Friends of Matanzas is an educational membership organization dedicated to performing environmental, land use, and other concerns of the membership,…

1093 A1a Beach Blvd
Saint Augustine, FL 32080
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Friends of Talbot Islands State Parks

Founded in 1997, s a citizen support organization (CSO), our mission is to support Talbot Islands State Parks through outreach,…

PO Box 16982
Fern BCH, FL 32035
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Friends of Anastasia State Recreation Area

Friends of Anastasia is a Citizens Support Organization (CSO) for Anastasia State Park, by generating supplemental resources which provide increased…

1340 A A1A South
St Augustine, FL 32080
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Friends of Amelia Island Trial

Friends of Amelia Island is an environmental education organization in Fernandina Beach, FL that was founded in 2019 to promote,…

P.O. Box 15964
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035
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Florida Water Warriors

To engage in a spirit of equitable education access by providing knowledge and experiential learning opportunities for underserved students and…

282 Yacht Club Dr
St Augustine, FL 32084
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Duval Audubon Society

Connecting people with nature, conserving and restoring natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife. A chapter of the National…

PO Box 16304
Jacksonville, FL 32245
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Co2nsequences

Co2nsequences is an environmental alliance founded in 2021 which advocates recycling and climate change education through public awareness.

488 Blagdon CT
Jacksonville, FL 32225
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Center for Sustainable Agricultural Excellence and Conservation

The Center for Sustainable Agriculture Excellence and Conservation (CSAEC) has developed and uses best practices to assist farmers as they…

4920 Astoria CT
Jacksonville, FL 32217
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Beach Junki

To raise public awareness of the need to keep the beach clean and safe for nesting sea turtles. Beach Junki…

2012 Bridal Rd Apt 2
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
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Beaches Go Green

Beaches Go Green is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, which aims to create awareness and education around the waste that we produce…

320 1st St North Suite 701
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
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Bartram Trail Society of Florida

The Bartram Trail Society of Florida is civic organization committed to historic and environmental education, recreation, and preservation and works…

1133 Coral Farms Rd
Florahome, FL 32140
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Back Country Horsemen First Coast Corporation

Back Country Horsemen of First Coast is committed to protecting the access of equestrians to public lands. The organization is…

450 State Rd 13
Saint Johns, FL 32259
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Amelia Tree Conservancy

Amelia Tree Conservancy (ATC) is a diverse coalition of Amelia Island citizens and friends dedicated to preserving maritime forest canopy…

PO Box 16424
Fernandina Beach, FL 32035
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Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch

Amelia Island Sea Turtle Watch is a natural resource conservation organization in Fernandina Beach, Florida that was founded in 2013…

2028 Alachua St
Fern BCH, FL 32034
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Amelia Island Foundation

The Amelia Island Foundation (AIF) is a newly formed 501(c)3 nonprofit organization born out of the need to supplement the…

2398 Sadler Rd. Ste 200
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
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Recycling

Recycling Drop off Site
Castaway Island Preserve
Fort Family Regional Park
Mary Lena Gibbs Community Center
Dinsmore Playground Park
A. Philip Randolph Heritage Park
Palmetto Leaves Regional Park
Earl Johnson Memorial Park
William F. Sheffield Regional Park
Girvin Road Landfill
Southside Estates Elementary Park

Recycling Companies

The directory of

Green Jax Businesses

Jacksonville, Florida is home to many eco-conscious companies with a priority for making a positive impact on the environment. Whether you are looking for local businesses that focus on sustainable practices or an opportunity to support your community by volunteering for environmental work, you can find it all here.

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Sustainable Choices

Our Mission

Education + Awareness

Our Mission is to empower the Jacksonville Community with the tools and knowledge needed to build a more sustainable future. Be Green JAX works to promote local eco-friendly businesses, and non- profits. Be Green JAX provides educational resources on topics such as energy conservation, waster reduction, sustainable food systems and environmental protections.

Founder + Creator

Krish Comar

Hi! I am Krish Comar currently a 12th Grade Student at Bolles School in Jacksonville Florida. I am passionate about Green Tech and business sustainability. I plan to pursue a career in Environmental Science with a concentration in sustainability.

My Goal for BE GREEN JAX is to provide resources and opportunities for members on the Jacksonville Community to become informed and involves in understanding business sustainability.

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We strive to provide accessible information about sustainable living and eco-friendly businesses and organizations in Jacksonville, Florida. Please do not hesitate to reach out for further inquiries.

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