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That sinking feeling

4 GoodGymers made their way to help the Jetsam , Portsmouth City of Sanctuary, and Portsmouth Residents and Visitors in Portsmouth.

  • Jo Kitching
  • Portsmouth runner
  • Jenny Carew-Robinson
  • Brian Carew-Robinson
Saturday, 4th of February 2023
Led by Jo Kitching

A new location for us today at Port Solent to clean the shoreline with the team from City of Sanctuary. We split into groups and started progressing along the shoreline collecting small bits of rubbish and logging them on the Jetsam app. We split into groups with one person having the Jetsam app so plastic and litter could be logged and photographed. Brian paired up with Scott and he found half a gardening fork that had been discarded after it had broken. Jo logged the rubbish on the app whilst Jenny and Vicki dug into the seaweed to find it. The seaweed was so dense that we all sank into it but thankfully didn’t get stuck whilst we were picking. As well as the large amounts of plastic wrappers, polystyrene, fishing line and rope we also added cutlery, retractable Stanley knife and plastic components from boats. We headed back to Scott’s car with the rubbish whilst Brian kindly offered to discard a large bag of rubbish and the broken fork.

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