A Sky plastic whale and a powerful MCS message

Jack Versiani Holt By: Jack Versiani Holt
Date posted: 15 August 2017

Our CEO Sandy Luk becomes an #oceanhero by joining Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Jodie Kidd at Sky’s Plastic Whale launch in London. A beautiful whale with an ugly truth.

Eight million tonnes of plastic are polluting the world’s oceans every year. A 10-metre whale made from single-use plastic is on a tour of the UK to highlight the problem.

Actions you can take

  1. Download the Great British Beach Clean Report 2019
  2. Help stop the plastic tide
  3. Join a beach clean
  4. View the Sky Ocean Rescue news video

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

It’s estimated that one rubbish truck load of plastic litter enters the ocean every minute

MCS launched its Beachwatch programme in 1994