Campaign 2017 – Clearer Labeling on Wipes

Have you spoken to the Clean Seas Please team this year about “flushable” wipes? It’s been the hot topic of this year’s events. In 2016 we supported the campaign to ban the microbead; which has been confirmed by the Environment Secretary, Mr Grove, that legislation will be introduced this year to ban their sale and […]

The Great British Beach Clean! September 2017

Over the weekend of the 15-18th September, as part of the biggest beach and river clean series ever, the Marine Conservation Society (website HERE) have teamed up with Waitrose to support a huge amount of beach cleans all over the country. The interesting point is that… “for the first time, many of the plastics removed […]

Clean Seas Please Team back for another year

The Clean Seas Please Team are back for a 5th year! We are pleased to announce that the Environment Agency have funded us again this year – our 5th year where we will be focusing on both Hastings and Bexhill. Our first event – as set by tradition now – will be with the St […]

Sea water bathing results good for Hastings!

Results just released from the Environment Agency show that Pelham Beach has again scored good for its sea bathing water quality, with St Leonards acheiving excellent.  A big well done to the communities of Hastings and St Leonards doing their bit to help the Environment Agency, Southern Water, Hastings Borough Council and Clean Seas Please! […]

“Wet Wipes Turn Nasty When You Flush Them!”

The Marine Conservation Society UK has started a petition for clearer labeling on wet wipes to prevent them from being able to be advertised as ‘flushable’. “Wet wipes currently labelled as flushable don’t meet the water industry standard. Demand retailers include a clear ‘DON’T FLUSH’ message on their packaging and remind us only paper, pee […]

Clean Seas Please – The Film!

Clean Seas Please – The Film Our Clean Seas Please Campaign started in 2012 and over the three years that we have been developing and managing this so far we have undertaken lots of interesting, exciting and diverse things – from events, breakfast meetings, taking part in a BBC program, photographs with Keene, talking to […]

Will new EU regulations make 25 English beaches ‘unfit for swimming’ overnight?

  “They are beaches where holidaymakers have swum happily for years, and many families may be heading for a refreshing dip in these last few weeks of summer. But when tourists return to 25 of England’s beaches next year, they are likely to be confronted with signs advising them to stay out of the water […]

Fighting the fatbergs: how cities are waging war on clogged sewers

Fatbergs are the scourge of cities all over the world, and can grow to the length of a Boeing 747. Ian Wylie braves a London sewer to witness this filthy threat for himself – and uncovers some new ideas for defeating them: Very interesting read and shows just how many FOGs are being poured down […]