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Praia Formosa Clean-up Operation

A coastal cleaning operation will take place in Praia Formosa on the 17th of September, by the Sailors for the Sea Portugal Association between 10:00 – 13:00.

Sailors for the Sea Portugal is a non-profit association, based in Cascais, whose main mission is to raise awareness of the sustainability of the seas and oceans.

The 17th of September marks International Coastal Cleaning Day, a date celebrated annually on the third Saturday of September.  The association, in partnership with Novo Verde – Sociedade Gestora de Resíduos de Embalagens, has created a environmental awareness action plan called ‘Reciclar é a Nossa Praia’.

The activity is based on the implementation of coastal cleaning actions in all ten coastal districts of mainland Portugal, and the Azores and Madeira archipelagos.

To learn more about the project, please visit:

Samantha Gannon

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