Pa­ge­ant con­te­stants c­le­an up Cen­tral Be­ach

Knysna-Plett Herald - - News | Nuus - P­ho­to: Sup­p­lied

Mr and Miss P­lett-Knys­na con­te­stants did a be­ach cle­a­nup al­ong Cen­tral Be­ach last Sa­tur­day af­ter at­ten­ding a talk by the Re­new A­ble P­lett te­am at The Old Rec­to­ry. They found out how to and why t­he­re is a need to re­du­ce sin­gle-use plas­ti­cs and was­te to land­fill. Con­te­stants then sor­ted e­ver­y­thing they found in­to re­cy­cla­bles and non­re­cy­cla­bles and the ma­jo­ri­ty of was­te could go to the re­cy­cling de­pot. The Re­new A­ble P­lett cam­paign in­cen­ti­vi­ses and sup­ports bu­si­nes­ses, com­mu­ni­ty or­ga­ni­sa­ti­ons and schools to re­du­ce was­te to land­fill, go plas­tic-free, re­cy­cle, com­post and ma­ke eco-bricks for com­mu­ni­ty buil­ding pro­jects. – Yo­lan­dé S­tan­der

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