Clean Seas Please Team back for another year

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The Clean Seas Please Team are back for a 5th year! We are pleased to announce that the Environment Agency have funded us again this year – our 5th year where we will be focusing on both Hastings and Bexhill. Our first event – as set by tradition now – will be with the St… Read more »

Ever Wondered What Your Plastic Footprint Is?

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Up to 12.7 million tonnes of plastic make its way into our ocean every year. Plastic is used in many day-to-day products including: packaging, textiles, and building and construction.   Unfortunately, around 1.2 million tonnes of plastic packaging are consumed within UK households every year but only approximately 45% are then recycled. It can be… Read more »

Clean Seas Please and Our Furry Friends 

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The Clean Seas Please team visited Hastings Beach recently to give out some personalised Clean Seas Please poo bags to the owners of our furry friends. Did you know that government statistics show the UK dog population is between 6.5 and 7.4 million and that they astonishingly produce 1,000 tonnes of faeces every day! Like… Read more »

Clean Seas Please for future generations

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Whilst we are working together to help our bathing water quality in Hastings by thinking about how we disposed of Fats, Oils and Grease, only putting the three P’s (pee, poo and paper) in the toilet, how our waste water pipes are connected and how we disposed of rubbish, there are worldwide initiatives as well…. Read more »

Problematic Plastic

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It’s a simple fact that when it comes to plastic in our seas – it’s not so fantastic! On most beach cleans that the Clean Seas Please team have attended, types of plastic such as lollipop sticks and drink bottles are among the most common items found, either washed up on the beach or left… Read more »

Missconnections

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Do you know what a misconnection is? We didn’t until we were asked to help others know what they are, the impacts on bathing water quality and what to look for. A misconnection is when the waste water pipes to sinks, or toilets, are not connected (misconnection) to the sewer pipes that go directly to… Read more »

Beat the Microbead!

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Did you know? Toothpaste, facial scrub, bubble bath, shaving foam and household cleaners are all examples of some of the products that contain microbeads, one of the highest contributors to plastic that is polluting our seas.   What are Microbeads and why is everyone talking about them? Microbeads are very small pieces of plastic, some… Read more »

Christmas Beach Clean

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On Saturday 17th December we were happy to help Bexhill Environmental Group cleaning the beach at West Parade, opposite Richmond road.   The sun was shining to welcome all those attending and together we collected enough rubbish from the beach to roughly fill 15 bags! The litter ranged from bottle caps to a pair of… Read more »

Clean Seas Please This Christmas

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We hope that celebrating Christmas will bring you the joy of gifts and the pleasure of visiting friends and family along the sea front. If you are taking a walk along the seafront this winter it would be helpful to put litter from candy wrappers or presents in the bins along the seafront or even… Read more »