Litter on British beaches at highest level for five years


The amount of litter left on British beaches is at the highest level for five years.

The Marine Conservation Society surveyed more than 200 beaches in the UK, and found around 2000 pieces of litter per kilometre.

John Read, who has started 'Clean Up Britain', a national campaign to tackle litter dropping, spoke to the BBC.

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