From Shonan to Overseas!

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Founded in 2006, Beach Money has been widely utilized in many towns in Japan as an environmentally friendly local currency that cleans up our beaches.

Currently, we have 128 Beach Money shops in Miyagi, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Shizuoka, Yamanashi, Osaka, Wakayama, Kochi, Hyogo*, Nagasaki, Fukuoka, kagoshima and Oahu, HI.

*Hyogo has created their own system and it’s called “Love Money.”

We are always looking for new shops & businesses worldwide who would like to participate in Beach Money. Please feel free to contact us.

Beach Money Guide 2015 (7/20/2015)

Beach Money Guide 2015 copies(only Japanese) can be found at Beach Money Shops. Join the beach cleanups and get one free.
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BEACHMONEY x GIVENCHY ULTRAMARINE Collaboration(July,2016)

Second Edition of MyLittlePocket is also sponsored by GIVENCHY ULTRAMARINE which has been widely known for it’s fresh & aquatic scent since 1995. My little Pocket is the portable, reusable and take-everywhere bag to support you picking up trash even before it gets to the water. Click here for the details of MyLittlePocket.

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Enoshima Aquarium’s Monthly Beach Cleanup!

Enoshima Aquarium has been organizing beach cleanups on the 3rd Sunday of every month 11:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. (9:00a.m. to 10:00a.m. in July – September) and we are there most dates. Invite your friends and family to the beach cleanup events to keep our beaches clean and find beautiful beach glass.

On Educational Material!

A chapter about Beach Money is in the NHK radio English textbook.

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My Little Pocket was posted on the Minami Nihon Newspaper on Oct 10th!

In 2016, which is 10th anniversary of beachgrass activity, I’ve created “My little pocket” (aka MAIPOKE), a very convenient trash bag to pick up garbages in town.

Issue of Beach money guide 2017

We are going to receive annual beach money guide 2017. Renewed the guide this time with so much energy.

Posted on Yomiuri west.

With a big color photo, the story of beach money was posted in the evening paper of Yomiuri West dated Aug. 23rd.

Patrolling and repairing message boards!

The Hasegawa lived in Chigasaki patrolled and repaired the message boards located on the trash box next to the skate park in Kugenuma.

Drift wood message board was placed on the trash can located at the entrance of the beach of Tsujido 2nd parking!

With a cooperation of Mr.Aoki, who owns a bakery called Muginami Bakery, the message board was placed. Here, invites lots of people like surfers, runners and people with dogs, so it will gets attention naturally^^.

Drift wood message board was placed at Oki beach at Tosashimizu city in Kochi pref!

With cooperation of Chiko cyan, who has a store called BLUE BLUE at Tosashimizu city, the message board was placed at Oki beach.

Placed drift wood message board at the beach of “Sakurahama” at Tatsukushi, Tosa shimizu city in Kochi pref.

Chiko-cyan, an owner of the beach money shop BLUE BLUE, together with her friends who loves the beach placed the drift wood message board in Sakurahama.

One handed beach clean!

All real surfers in the world is doing one handed beach clean.” After we are off the water, let’s bring trash with other empty hand”

Smell of ocean at our porch!

This is a message board of cowry, beach grass and drift wood also handmade by a junior high school girl at “Uminowa vol.3”.

The hand made message board was placed @ Yumigahama!

It’s already been 2 months since Uminowa vol.3, and officially acquired the approval to set a hand made signage at the beach of Yumigahama from the officials (where covers Yumigahama area of Minati-Izu town, Kamo-gun, Shizuoka pref.)

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