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 »

10-tonne ‘fatberg’ removed from west London sewer after causing £400,000 worth of damage

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A 10-tonne ‘fatberg’ measuring 40-metres-long has been removed from a sewer under a street in Chelsea, west London. The Chelsea fatberg was so heavy it broke the pipe in the 1940s sewer under Draycott Avenue and Walton Street in March, leaving Thames Water with a £400,000 repair bill. The water company has replaced 22 metres… Read more »

Beach Cleans 2015

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Hi everyone. So far we have managed to be present for two beach cleans before Spring and now we have some excited news. We have our own Beach Clean on Sunday 10th May 2015 in Hastngs and we will join The Marine Conservation Society and M&S on one of their beach cleans on the 12th… Read more »

Southern water Treatment Works: Visit into the piles of Ragging and FOG’s

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Clean Seas Please had a tour of the Southern water Treatment Works in Hastings, which cleans the water for Hastings as well as Bexhill. have a look at our video and read about our visit and the different stages the water goes through here: http://youtu.be/CViXEqfWGfQ   The Bexhill and Hastings Wastewater Treatment Works and sludge… Read more »

Fatberg took four days to clear under London’s streets

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This fatberg in London took a team of workers from Thames Water four days to clear. The mixture of congealed fat, wet wipes and other litter was washed into drains or flushed down toilets. Thames Water says the fatberg formed under an 80-metre stretch of Shepherd’s Bush Road, as long as commercial plane. Workers finished… Read more »

Clean Seas Please Event held on 22 August 2014

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Large yellow fish made up of scales on the beach

A huge thank you to everyone who took time out of their bank holiday weekend to come and see us at the Clean Seas Please Event last Friday 22 August. It was lovely to see so many kids enjoying themselves making jelly fish kites, kites made of baby wipes and fish made out of paper… Read more »

Sea Monsters created by Radiator Arts – Arts Clubbers

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Flat fish style sea monster made from rubbish collected from Hastings Beach

Rubbish into Art!   Radiators Arts themed their summer arts project around Clean Seas Please this year.  The young people attending the Arts Clubbers group first collected rubbish from the beach and using this, along with some recycled rubbish produced the collection of fearsome sea creatures so can see below.