This week C103FM talked with Harriet Donnelly, CEO of Flossie and the Beach Cleaners
Did you know?
Packaging and small items make up 80% of plastic waste around Europe’s beaches, with some of the discarded pollutants lasting up to 500 years.
The 2022 Irish Business Against Litter survey of the coastline shows that areas in Cork have struggled again with litter on the increase.
Litter not only creates unappealing aesthetics for a coastal area, but also causes many serious complications for marine life.
Here’s a few resources if you want to know more:
Flossie and The Beach Cleaners here
Deep Maps Cork here
2022 survey of coastal areas & waterways – An Taisce report here