Clevedon beach clean to clamp down on plastic litter

PUBLISHED: 08:00 24 October 2017

Surfers Against Sewage host beach cleans across the country.

Surfers Against Sewage host beach cleans across the country.

Contributed

An annual clean-up of Clevedon beach will be held at the weekend.

Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) will host the event from 10-11.30am on Saturday, meeting by The Little Harp pub in Elton Road.

The SAS Autumn Beach Clean sees more than 300 events take place in the UK and is focusing on reducing plastic litter on beaches.

Hugo Tagholm, SAS chief executive, said: “With hundreds of plastic bottles littering every kilometre of our coastline there’s still plenty of work to be done before we can begin to imagine bottle-free beaches.

“We intend to lead from the front on removing and recycling them for as long as it takes but it’s truly exciting to think that, soon, we might not find them on our beach cleans anymore.”

The Times will soon be launching a new plastic campaign.

Sign up to the Facebook group here.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the North Somerset Times. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the North Somerset Times