Cambois and North Blyth - Beachwatch event 22 Oct 2017

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Status: 
Confirmed
Survey type: 
Beachwatch (year round)
Date & time: 
Sunday, 22 October 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting location: 
Beach House Carpark
Additional information: 

Each year our coastal communities brace themselves against the winter conditions that create a 'Perfect Storm' of plastic pollution on our beaches. The Autumn Beach Clean extends deep into this darker, colder time than any other beach clean project. When, in the absence of summer's tourist spotlight, the health of our coastlines can slip from the nation's mind.

Along with over 300 other Beach Clean Leaders, The Fifth Point have joined Surfers Against Sewage and their partners; The Crown Estate, Greggs, Parley For The Oceans and Ecover to unite, inspire and empower my community to take action to help create Plastic Free Coastlines.

As we've adopted Cambois Beach as part of the Marine Conservation Society's Beach Watch, there's two options for this beach clean:

1. Take part in the Marine Conservation Society Survey - record all the trash you remove in a marked off area
2. Free pick - fill your boots and pick up as much as you can from anywhere on the beach outside the survey area!

Debris will be sorted at the beach as we go. Categories included:
1. Hard Plastics (to be sent to TerraCycle to be made special beach plastic products)
2. Metal and Glass (to be recycled)
3. Creative Items (anything that could be used by our beach artists)
4. Hazardous Items (like dog poo or sharps to be disposed of appropriately)
5. Landfill (unfortunately not eveything can be recycled but we try our best!)

A full briefing will be given to all volunteers and all the gear you need will be provided.

Beachwatch registration

Thank you for your interest in participating in Beachwatch. Please fill in the form below to register as a volunteer or organiser. You will then be sent an email confirming your registration with a link to validate the process.

If you need further information before registering please read our volunteer and organiser pages.

Beachwatch role
If you apply to be a Beachwatch Organiser we will contact you to confirm your application.
Beachwatch Organiser confirmation
  • I agree to read and follow the information relating to Health and Safety available in the organiser guide.
  • I agree to carry out a risk assessment in advance of Beachwatch events and I will keep a written record of these assessments.
  • I will record the details of any accident or incident of concern during the event and report this to MCS.
  • I will give a Health and Safety briefing to any volunteers before events start.
  • I understand that I must not supervise young volunteers under 18 years of age, nor allow anybody who is not their legally responsible adult to supervise them (some examples of legally responsible adults include: their parent, guardian, school teacher or guide leader).
  • I understand that if no surveys have been conducted within three years my beach will become available for others.
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