Tag Archive for 'litter pick-up'

Barbed wire removed from Moulin Huet sea shore during Environment Department’s organised beach clean

August 6th, 2011 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The States of Guernsey Environment Department encouraged Guernsey residents to pick-up litter from the island’s beaches during the weekend of 23 and 24 July 2011.  Even though the weather was poor people did manage to fulfil their commitment to conduct a beach clean. Jan Dockerill visited Moulin Huet.  She reported that there wasn’t a significant […]

Beachwatch 2010 clean-up of the northern end of Les Pecqueries Bay

September 28th, 2010 by Jannine and Paul Birtwistle

During Beachwatch weekend on 18 and 19 September 2010, a team of volunteers collected litter from the northern end of Les Pecqueries Bay on the north-west coast of Guernsey.  The total number of items collected was much higher this year.  As is the case every year there were several hundred shotgun cartridges from the shooting […]

Guernsey south coast beach cleans during Beachwatch weekend 2010

September 25th, 2010 by Events

During Beachwatch weekend Environment Department officer Jan Dockerill collected seaborne litter that had been deposited on the beach at Moulin Huet on Guernsey’s south coast.  Jan Dockerill found there were nearly double the number of plastic bottles and Polystyrene and Polyurethane pieces compared to 2009 but in 2009 the tides and wind direction brought less […]