<h2>From Shonan to Overseas!</h2>
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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 &amp; businesses worldwide who would like to participate in Beach Money. Please feel free to contact us.
<h3>Beach Money Guide 2015 (7/20/2015)</h3>
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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<h3>BEACHMONEY x GIVENCHY ULTRAMARINE Collaboration(July,2016)</h3>
Second Edition of MyLittlePocket is also sponsored by GIVENCHY ULTRAMARINE which has been widely known for it's fresh &amp; 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 <a href="http://beachmoney.jp/%e3%83%93%e3%83%bc%e3%83%81%e3%83%9e%e3%83%8d%e3%83%bc%e3%81%ab%e9%96%a2%e3%81%99%e3%82%8b%e3%83%8b%e3%83%a5%e3%83%bc%e3%82%b9/my-little-pocket/">here</a> for the details of MyLittlePocket.

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<h3>Enoshima Aquarium's Monthly Beach Cleanup!</h3>
<a href="http://www.enosui.com/en/" target="_blank">Enoshima Aquarium</a> 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.
<h3>On Educational Material!</h3>
A chapter about Beach Money is in the <a href="http://english.beachmoney.jp/%E3%83%93%E3%83%BC%E3%83%81%E3%83%9E%E3%83%8D%E3%83%BC%E3%81%AB%E9%96%A2%E3%81%99%E3%82%8B%E3%83%8B%E3%83%A5%E3%83%BC%E3%82%B9/nhk%E3%83%A9%E3%82%B8%E3%82%AA%E5%9F%BA%E7%A4%8E%E8%8B%B1%E8%AA%9E%E3%81%AE%E3%83%86%E3%82%AD%E3%82%B9%E3%83%88%E3%81%AB%E7%99%BB%E5%A0%B4%EF%BC%81/" target="_blank">NHK radio English textbook</a>.

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By simply clicking the link below, you can watch the Beach Money interview in Super J Channel on air yesterday.

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I don’t usually show the prize in advance, but this time is special. I really wish I could keep the prize for myself! This is how I feel every time I see the prize before the contest begins, though.

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