Clean water campaigners from Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) are joined by mermaids in celebrating a campaign victory on World Environment Day, with the release of the British Plastic Federation’s (BPF) Operation Clean Sweep (OCS) guidance manual. OCS is aimed at improving British plastic factories efficient use of plastic pellets, commonly referred to as mermaid’s tears. SAS had identified these mermaid’s tears on beaches in abundance all over the UK and exposed plastic factories as a source of this pollutant.

SAS campaigners and 2 beautiful mermaids will be at the BPF headquarters at 12 noon on Friday the 5th of June, World Environment Day. They will be presented with the OCS document by Paul Jukes, the President of the BPF. The British Plastics Federation, 5 - 6 Bath Place, Rivington Street, London, EC2A 3JE