From Shonan to Overseas!

gazou01 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. sozai-1


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. givenchy

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. NHKラジオ基礎英語のテキスト

Latest articles

Introducing Uminowa vol.4 work shops (part 3)!

On the day of the event of April 8th, Sunday, we will have great work shops you can make something for your doggies and kitties.

Uminowa vol.4 work shop Introduction (part 2)!

We are planning to have 6 fun work shops you can enjoy only at 300 to 500 yen during the event with themes of reusing and recycling beach glasses, shells and extra yarns.

Introducing work shops from vol.4!

We are thinking to have 6 fun work shops that you can enjoy only at 300 to 500 yen during the event with themes of reusing and recycling beach glasses, shells and extra yarns.

Uminowa vol.4 and 10th beach glass competition.

I am honored to announce the 4th Uminowa and its details as follows!

“Can” paign for a dedicated beach glass can!

The cover of the beach money guide 2017 this October was just great

Completed the repair of drift message board!

Due to the typhoons from end Oct through Nov, Yumigahama where the office is located had hard wind and wave that broke 2 drift message boards placed at the beach. However, we fixed them and replaced at the original position yesterday.

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.


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