Community Projects

Community clean-up

Community clean up!

On Sunday 7th March a group of 35 volunteers helped us to clean Faros Beach and the coastal path.

We managed to collect an amazing 60 bags full of rubbish from a stretch of 2 kilometers.
After weighting, sorting and separating all the rubbish collected, we managed to collect an incredible 150kg!
This included almost 1000 plastic bottles, 18 shoes, 1 fin, 2 tents, 127 coffee cups and around 4000 pieces of polystyrene (based on weight)!
Here are the exact numbers of rubbish found:

Plastic Bottle – 986

Bottle caps (single) – 2256

Glass bottles – 458

Tin cans – 172

Tires – 2

Coffee Cups – 127

Shoes – 18

Clothing- 37 pieces

Coffee lids (single) – 103

Face Masks- 47

Gloves – 51

Tents – 2

Small Plastic (less than 1kg) – 635

Large Plastic – 51

Fish hooks/lures – 23

Fishing line – 33

Rope/string – 30

Plastic Bags – 92

Wet wipes – 36

Straws – 87

Polystyrene – 4056+ (pieces range from 10g to 1.5kg)

Lighters – 36

Toothbrushes – 8

Fin – 1

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone that joined us, it wouldn’t have been possible without you!

Take a look on our Facebook page to see a full write up of the event.

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