Volunteers take part in two-mile coastal clean-up in Somerset

Volunteers take part in two-mile coastal clean-up in Somerset
Volunteers take part in two-mile coastal clean-up in Somerset

Round 100 individuals collected “an unbelievable quantity of litter” once they took part in a seaside clear in Somerset.

Plastic Free Exmoor led volunteers on the coastal clean-up between Minehead and Dunster on Saturday.

They made a report of what was recovered and can feed again to the Surfers against Sewage group to evaluate the state of litter round coastlines.

Peter Hoyland, Plastic Free Exmoor group lead, mentioned there was a beautiful environment among the many group.

Volunteers scour a two-mile stretch of the Somerset shoreline for litter on Saturday

Volunteers met on the Seaside Resort in Minehead and walked for greater than two miles throughout the seaside in direction of Dunster.

Mr Hoyland mentioned that individuals from throughout the county had been joined by guests from additional afield who had travelled in order to take part in the clean-up.

Beach litter pick

Greater than 100 individuals be a part of efforts to wash up the seaside between Minehead and Dunster

“It is a actually good time to do it after all of the winter storms the place plenty of particles has been washed up from the ocean,” he mentioned.

“The wind tends to explode additional onto the sand so we do have a tendency to gather quite a bit and the issues we discover are fairly diverse as nicely,” added Mr Hoyland.

Beach litter pick

The litter collected will assist Surfers Towards Sewage assess the state of the shoreline

Beach litter pick

Folks felt they have been making a distinction, Mr Hoyland mentioned

Among the many gadgets recovered included bottles, cans, massive items of plastic and metallic, sneakers, garments, and plenty of fishing business gear together with a big plastic buoy.

“We collected an unbelievable quantity of litter. It was a beautiful environment with everybody feeling like they have been making a distinction,” Mr Hoyland mentioned.

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