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...]
Carmel Wallace: marine messenger
Artists like Carmel Wallace are rarer than a message in a bottle on the shoreline! Port Phillip EcoCentre was honoured to host Carmel as Artist-in-Residence in July 2008. In just 4 weeks she collected an extraordinary array of litter from beaches in … [Read more...]