Ten ways to keep it clean:
The Plastic Runner’s next event is Sunday April 14 from 8.30am-10.30am at Studley Park in Kew. Follow @theplasticrunner for more information.
The Yarra Riverkeeper Association has its next Yarra River Blitz on May 26. It’s a water-based clean-up where you collect rubbish from your canoe/kayak. See yarrariver.org.au.
The first of this year’s three Moonee Ponds Creek Paddle Against Plastic events is on June 2, from 9am-2pm. You can borrow a space in a double canoe for $10, or BYO craft. The meeting point is at Ron Barassi Snr Park in Docklands. See oceancrusaders.org.
The Elwood Plogging Group meets every Saturday morning at 9am in front of Elwood Sailing Club. Turn up at 8.30 for a run beforehand.
Paddling and cleaning the Moonee Ponds CreekCredit:
Solo runners can join in the global movement of #turn1jogintoaplog
Take Three for the Sea www.take3.org has expanded onto the land.
Find your local Love Our Street groups on beachpatrol.com.au. There are groups from Werribee to Darebin to Cape Woolamai.
Learn about the work of the Port Phillip Baykeeper, Neil Blake, OAM, by watching the short Baykeepers documentary on ecocentre.com.
Join Josie Jones’ #theonlybutt Instagram campaign by uploading images of the butts you’d like to see on the beach.
Stop buying single-use plastics in the first place.
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