WI joins fight to End Plastic Soup
Women’s Institute members in Seaton Valley have joined a national fight to tackle the growing problem of marine pollution.
They are urging people to help stop the flow of plastics into the seas as part of the national WI End Plastic Soup campaign.
Every time clothes manufactured from man-made fibres are washed, micro fibres are released into the washing water. Too small to be caught in the filters at water treatment plants, they get into the sea and are mistaken by marine creatures for plankton and enter the food chain.
A display at Seaton Sluice Community Centre offers advice on what... read more
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