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Isle of Wight: Plastic Free?

Ian Marchant visits the Isle of Wight in hope of a plastic-free future. And he finds out what happened to a mountain of trash after the legendary 1970 pop festival.

Ian Marchant visits The Isle of Wight looking for a plastic-free future. He helps with a beach-clean, finds out what skateboarders and sailors can contribute and visits Afton Down. Here a mountain of trash was cleared from the site of the legendary 1970 pop festival, when 600,000 people descended on the island to hear Hendrix play.

Ian also meets Father Xavier from Quarr Abbey, who has a spiritual approach to the problem of sustainability.
Producer...Mary Ward-Lowery.

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25 minutes

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Sat 7 Apr 2018 06:07

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