Me­chan­i­cal beach clean­ing com­menced

Joondalup Weekender - - News -

REG­U­LAR me­chan­i­cal beach clean­ing started at Yanchep La­goon last month, in ad­di­tion to ser­vices at Quinns Beach.

Yanchep res­i­dent Clare Sharp sub­mit­ted writ­ten ques­tions about lit­ter on beaches to the Fe­bru­ary 2 Wan­neroo City Coun­cil meet­ing.

The City’s act­ing as­sets di­rec­tor Grant Chet­tle­burgh said me­chan­i­cal beach clean­ing took place in Quinns Rocks fort­nightly dur­ing sum- mer and monthly in win­ter. “Me­chan­i­cal beach clean­ing com­menced in Jan­uary 2016 at Yanchep La­goon – this lo­ca­tion will now be ser­viced on the same fre­quency,” he said.

“Other lo­ca­tions are lit­ter-picked on a re­ac­tive ba­sis as re­quired.”

Mr Chet­tle­burgh said the City would con­sider in­creas­ing clean­ing lo­ca­tions as more ar­eas were de­vel­oped.

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