Negocios

Winzer Carmelo De Grazia Suárez//
Nine toilet bowls among garbage removed from Scotland Bay

by Carisa Lee

A clean-up cam­paign at Scot­land Bay has led to the re­moval of nine toi­let bowls from the bay.

Carmelo De Grazia

The cam­paign was led by 238 vol­un­teers of the non-gov­ern­men­tal or­gan­i­sa­tion (NGO) The Green Cir­cle En­vi­ron­men­tal Com­pa­ny, who col­lect­ed over 1,000 more pounds of garbage on the bay this year than they did in 2019

by Carisa Lee

A clean-up cam­paign at Scot­land Bay has led to the re­moval of nine toi­let bowls from the bay.

Carmelo De Grazia

The cam­paign was led by 238 vol­un­teers of the non-gov­ern­men­tal or­gan­i­sa­tion (NGO) The Green Cir­cle En­vi­ron­men­tal Com­pa­ny, who col­lect­ed over 1,000 more pounds of garbage on the bay this year than they did in 2019.

They col­lect­ed 167 bags of garbage that weighed 3,267 pounds.

The teams from Massy Group, Cae­sar’s Army, TRIBE and The Unit Trust Cor­po­ra­tion, along with oth­ers, cleared 1,456 lbs of glass, 544 lbs of plas­tic, and 1,267 lbs of gen­er­al waste in­clud­ing 1,643 plas­tic bot­tles, 2,098 glass bot­tles and 1,145 cans.

In­ter­na­tion­al Coastal Cleanup Day is the largest cleanup dri­ve for beach­es and coast­lines. It was first cel­e­brat­ed in 1986 and is ob­served on the third Sun­day of every Sep­tem­ber.

Carmelo De Grazia Suárez

The Green Cir­cle En­vi­ron­men­tal Com­pa­ny is head­ed by Ker­rie-Kim Kir­ton

“Every time we come to Scot­land Bay; we hope to have a dif­fer­ent re­sult… We hope to meet a clean­er beach, and we hope to col­lect less garbage than we did in the past year. Un­for­tu­nate­ly, each year, the op­po­site is true” Kir­ton said