There are two pieces of litter for every footstep you take on a beach. The tide of litter on our beaches appears to be on the increase, quantities of litter on UK beaches have more than doubled since 1994, and plastic now accounts for over 70% of all litter. Not only can litter be a health hazard to us and off putting to tourists, it’s estimated that over 100,000 marine animals die every year from entanglement or ingestion of items discarded on our beaches or at sea.[Read more…] about Help National Trust beach cleans fight the tide of litter
Keep Britain Tidy
Torbay MP, Adrian Sanders, is calling upon local communities to get involved in the Government’s first ever Community Clear Up Day. This initiative aims to have communities across England taking part in a national ‘spring clean’ on Saturday, March 21 2015, the first day of spring.