Saturday the 18th of September 2010 was dedicated to a 3 hours cleanup on Long Beach in Noordhoek.
12 learners from the Masiphumelele branch, fully equipped with yellow bags, have been tracking abandoned rubbishes from human activities. Last year, they counted 3 600 different types of objects. Among those items they all found products that humans denigrated to put into a bin.
From glass bottles to heaters, passing through cotton buds, or lollipop sticks, plastic bags, wood logs, are the daily life of migratory and local birds.
“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors: we borrow it from our children” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.