Announcing the Waitrose Beach and River Clean-up

Richard Harrington By: Richard Harrington
Date posted: 16 July 2017
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We’re partnering with Waitrose this year to organise hundreds of clean-up events on beaches and rivers.

Every minute,
one truckload of plastic
ends up in our oceans.
This has to stop.

MCS is partnering with Waitrose this year to organise… CleanUp

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

  1. Download the Great British Beach Clean Report 2017
  2. Get involved in the 'Waitrose Beach & River Clean-up'
  3. Join a beach clean
  4. Organise a beach clean
  5. Visit the beachwatch website
  6. Help stop the plastic tide

Did you know?…

Litter has increased by 135% since 1994, with plastics increasing by a staggering 180%

Every year, volunteers give us over 1,000 days of their time

To date, our beach cleans have removed 6 million pieces of litter

MCS in partnership with Waitrose

We’re running hundreds of clean-up events during our famous Great British Beach Clean weekend from Friday 14 to Monday 17 September with loads more taking place throughout the year.

Anyone can volunteer, so get involved at an event near you!

Get involved now