Marine litter kills, injures and causes pain and suffering and every year entails great economic costs and losses to people and communities around the world (United Nations Environment Programme, 2005).
The impact to marine life includes entanglement and ingestion, while people are ingesting microplastics and beaches are being contaminated.
Delegates can form a beach clean group under the supervision of a local club or volunteer. Four weeks’ notice is required.
Delegate numbers: 2–50
What it is: Beach clean
Who it supports: Marine life, our people and economy
Time needed: 2–3 hours
Who to contact: Rose Finn