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'Three for the Sea' Plastic Pollution Signage Initiative Launched in West Clare

7th January 2019
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One of the new signs in place at Whitestrand at Miltown Malbay in West Clare One of the new signs in place at Whitestrand at Miltown Malbay in West Clare

Permanent signage now in place at Spanish Point and Whitestrand Miltown Malbay beaches in west Clare hopes to rid the beaches of the scourge of plastic litter.

The signs (not made of plastic) ask beachgoers to take away three pieces of plastic each time they visit the beach.

Local campaigner Eileen O Malley told Afloat.ie "I think you will agree that this is a simple cost-effective way of raising awareness of the problem of plastic pollution on our beaches".

"We want to spread the message in the hope that other communities might follow suit", she adds.

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