We all want a litter free coast and sea with clean bathing water.
There are a multitude of reasons why clean beaches are important to Dorset and East Devon. Not only do they support a healthy environment on land and in the sea, they also create thriving places to live, work and visit, which is why we have some of the best beaches in the UK and a vibrant economy. Our public polling discovered that 87% of people thought that beach users had a responsibility to keep beaches clean and litter free. Through our projects, community beach care groups and campaigns we look to engage everyone who uses the Dorset and East Devon coast, taking a shared approach to:
• Empower local people, businesses and communities to take action to reduce beach litter and improve bathing water quality.
• Encourage people to get involved with the campaign, supporting projects that get people interested.
• Educate about the impact of litter and water quality across all age groups.
• Promote positive solutions and share our successes, results and research.