LISTEN-Residents tackle Mangroves beach clean-up

Liz Payne who regularly helps the monthly clean-ups puts some of the bags into a heap for collection.
Liz Payne who regularly helps the monthly clean-ups puts some of the bags into a heap for collection.

RESIDENTS showed up in their numbers to support Saturday’s #CleanBlueLagoon clean-up where a whopping 320 bags of rubbish was collected. Founder of the initiative, Dale Johnson, said he was thrilled that so many youngsters got involved.

Saturdays clean-up took on added significance because of the award winning campaign, Plastic Free July. The campaign urges the public to refrain from using ‘single-use plastics’, while also challenging people to seek alternatives to the non-biodegradable products and packaging.

Here’s what Johnson had to say:

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Young and old tackled Saturday’s clean-up. Aphelele Shelembe and Andisiwe Mdluli were two of the youngest at the #CleanBlueLagoon clean-up.

Loren de Vos and Warren Gale.

Neil Undry also made his contribution on the day in helping collect 320 bags of rubbish at the mount of the uMgeni River.

Mala Padayachi was determined to collect as much as she could.


Shiraz Habbib

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