Tag Archives: marine litter

MCS ‘Wet Wipes Turn Nasty When You Flush Them’ Campaign Launched

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) have launched their ‘wet wipes turn nasty when you flush them’ campaign to highlight the problems associated with wet wipes and to demand better labelling by retailers. During the 2015 MCS Big Beach Clean over 4,000 wet wipes were picked up around UK coastlines, a 400% rise in the past decade.

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Keep Britain Tidy #Street2Sea Marine Litter Campaign Launched

UK charity Keep Britain Tidy, in partnership with supermarket chain Lidl, have launched the #Street2Sea campaign which aims to raise awareness of the damage that urban litter has to coastal environments and marine wildlife. To launch the campaign, a eco-artist, nicknamed ‘Moose’, has been enlisted to manage an art project which power-washes stencils of marine wildlife onto

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