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Mopping with the faucet open: beaches on the islands again jam-packed with clutter
It seems like fighting a losing battle on the Dutch Wadden islands. How hard is purged by the army, by the islanders themselves and by volunteers: as soon as the tide returns, the beach full of kinderjasjes, stools, shoes, light bulbs, verfrolletjes and lots of plastic. The owner of the ship that 270 containers on the North sea lost, says all costs of the cleaning to want to pay.

Both the beaches and the waters around the Islands to get today cleanings to get rid of the huge amount of rubbish from the containers of the ship MSC Zoe are cases. So a hundred volunteers on the island of Terschelling dunes and the beach cleaning and resume about as many soldiers on the island of Schiermonnikoog the cleanup work. the

“From pole 3 to pole 28 is the plastic actually around the sea wall,’ said mayor Bert Wassink of Terschelling this morning at the Leeuwarder Courant. The courage sinks to the mayor slowly in the shoes. “The clean up is really handicraft by all of the small plastic that is washed up”, says a spokesperson of the organizations that the action of organizing, including The North sea Foundation.

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