These guys need 3,500 volunteers at 150 coastal locations across the UK in order to make a difference to some of Britain’s best-loved surfing locations. Marine litter consists of fishing waste and sewage debris, as well as the plastic bags and drinks bottles that make everything look gross. It’s also estimated that 100,000 mammals and a million birds die every year through entanglement in, and ingestion of, marine litter.
If you live near to a beach, or don’t mind travelling to lend a hand, you can help SAS by organising an Autumn beach clean. Their step-by-step guide to getting involved can be found here. Gwan. It’ll make your next trip to the waves even sweeter than usual.