What can YOU do about all this litter?
We have two national events this year for you to take part in:
You can can get involved with local beachcleans all year round. Check out www.mcsuk.org/beachwatch for more details
Our beaches and seas are being overwhelmed with rubbish. Even if you can't visit the beach, YOU can help.
This report is our annual summary of all the litter data recorded during beach cleans that took place on the third weekend of September 2014. Every year we analyse this data to look at long term litter trends and release the results the following spring