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Viking Marine's Shout Out on Plastic in Dun Laoghaire Harbour

20th December 2018
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Turn the tide on plastic – A seal at Dun Laoghaire's West Pier chewing on plastic debris Turn the tide on plastic – A seal at Dun Laoghaire's West Pier chewing on plastic debris Photo: Ian O'Meara/Viking Marine

Viking Marine is promoting presents with a conscience this Christmas with one such gift being Viking Marine reusable water bottles. It's part of a drive in Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay to make 2019 the year that moves on from being 'aware' to being 'active' about removing the plastic threat in our seas.

While out in the harbour this week, Viking Marine's Ian O'Meara observed the not unusual sight of plastic waste build up, an ongoing issue which, sailors at least, are all very aware of. He spotted a seal at the West Pier chewing on plastic (pictured above). 'A sad sight', Ian told Afloat.ie

In a shout out to all harbour users, O'Meara says "leisure, commercial, everyone - Save Our Seas".  And the chandler adds, "to us as retailers to provide our customers with choices in sustainable reusable and recyclable plastics".

Published in Viking Marine

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