Posts Tagged ‘marine litter’

Marine Litter

Tuesday 2nd December – Thursday 4th December 2014 We’ve had a busy 3 days cleaning up some of the beaches in Pembrokeshire with local schools, Keep Wales Tidy and Jenny from Beachcombers Freshwater West.   On Tuesday we took over 45 pupils from year 6 in Milford Haven Junior School to Freshwater East with Mari […]

Ysgol Glan Cleddau

29th November 2013   Ysgol Glan Cleddau spent the morning cleaning up Freshwater East. They spotted a bag handle lying on the sand, on closer inspection they realised it was still attached to a giant bag which was beneath the surface.  They were all determined to dig the bag out of the sand so we could […]

Marine Litter with St Mark’s

21st November 2013   St Mark’s helped to clean up Freshwater East thanks to Keep Wales Tidy who let us borrow their equipment.  The children collected 6 bags of rubbish in just over an hour.  They found several full dog poo bags as well as used nappies that had been chucked in the hedge just […]

On Tuesday 2nd July with the help of Mari from Keep Wales Tidy we took pupils from Ysgol Llandudoch to clean up Poppit Sands.  The pupils found a bucket that had been burried in the sand and filled with bags of dog poo! Luckily we managed to dig it out and dispose of the contents safely.  […]

International students from Pembrokeshire College joined Marten on Nolton Haven for a litter pick.  Afterwards Marten gave them a presentation on the problems of marine litter, in particular plastics.    

Pembrokeshire College students on the Army Preparatory course accompanied us to Nolton Haven on Monday 4th March to help clear up some of the litter.  After a morning on the beach the students had a presentation from Marten on plastics and the hazards of marine litter.  

Marine Litter Workshop

Years 3 and 4 from Hakin school all participated in a follow up workshop to their day litter picking at Gelliswick.   

Year 5 from Golden Grove School helped us out on a marine litter pick down at Fresh Water East.  We split up in to four groups and had a competition to see which group could collect the most litter.  

Year 3 from Golden Grove School headed to Fresh Water East to clean up the beach!