Wednesday, 22 August 2012

BBC: "Beach left with 23 tonnes of rubbish"

Link to BBC web site

"Brighton and Hove City Council said, despite installing 60 extra litter bins, the beachfront was left covered with rubbish.

"... Councillor Ollie Sykes said the the level of litter was "astonishing".
"Last weekend it was wonderful that so many people came, but very depressing that the beaches looked so awful at the end of it.

The beaches looked like landfill sites. The beach goers wouldn't do this to their own streets [no?] and their own back gardens."
"He said the 23 tonnes figure only included litter left on the beach, and not rubbish that had been placed in the bins."

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