Announcing the Waitrose Beach and River Clean-up
We’re partnering with Waitrose this year to organise hundreds of clean-up events on beaches and rivers.
one truckload of plastic
ends up in our oceans.
This has to stop.
MCS is partnering with Waitrose this year to organise…
We’re running hundreds of clean-up events during our famous Great British Beach Clean weekend from Friday 15 to Monday 18 September with loads more taking place throughout the year.
Anyone can volunteer, so get involved at an event near you!
Actions you can take
- Organise a beach clean
- Help stop the plastic tide
- Get involved in the 'Waitrose Beach & River Clean-up'
- Visit the beachwatch website
- Join a beach clean
- Download the Great British Beach Clean Report 2019
Did you know?…
Since the carrier bag charge came in across the UK, the Great British Beach Clean has recorded almost 50% fewer bags on beaches
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is thought to be 6 times the size of the UK
Every day millions of microplastics enter the sea from personal care products such as scrubs and toothpastes