Cigarette butts accounted for 37% of litter items removed from City of Port Phillip beaches on Clean Up Australia Day 2011 by the Port Phillip Clean Beaches Coalition. Apart from the fact that ciggie filters don't biodegrade and are laced with a … [Read more...]
No butts about it!
The City of Port Phillip has taken a bold step to change the popular belief that Bay beaches are just dirty big ashtrays. They're the first municipality on Port Phillip Bay to ban cigarette smoking and glass on beaches. The new regulations take … [Read more...]
Cigarette butts bad news for the Bay
Cigarettes have been marketed as glamorous for the girls and macho for blokes.... anyone happy to set something in their mouth on fire has got to be a 'cool and can-do' type! Unfortunately, due to choices many of these people make, hundreds of … [Read more...]
Nathan, you’re a shell survey star!
Three more beach shell surveys last Sunday (Rosebud, Capel Sound and Safety Beach) and the project just gets more fascinating. But the highlight of my week was receiving a CD of photos in the mail from young Nathan of North Sunshine. He and his … [Read more...]