Charity Beach Clean by Kayak

Pin Mill
Kayakers collecting rubbish on a beach in Suffolk. A volunteer recording data for the Marine Conservation Society. Two orange sea kayaks on the slip ready to launch. Guests on a sandy beach with sit-on-top kayaks & green treelined shore Refuse collection rings & litter pickers next to bags of refuse collected by volunteers to NOMAD Community Projects. Plastic bottles lying amongst green undergrowth. Volunteer kayaker bagging beach refuse & recording items collected for the Marine Conservation Society. Large clear plastic bottle lying on a beach. Matching grey buoyancy aids lined up alongside kayaks. A roller skate collected off a beach by a kayaker volunteer. White plastic and tins on a forest floor. Red buoyancy aids lined up ready for use with Orange kayaks in the background. Bags of refuse collected and ready to be processed. Refuse collection by volunteer kayakers in Suffolk. Thick white plastic bag discarded pin a beach. A kayak Guide briefing volunteers prior to cleaning a beach of trash. A sea kayak guide collating data for MCS records in Suffolk. Volunteers separating beach refuse in to their groups for recycling; a pile of glass ready to be bagged. Volunteers using litter pickers to collect jetsam trash on a Suffolk beach.

Charity Beach Clean by Kayak

Join NOMAD Community Projects to beach clean & help our environment. Our thanks to NOMAD Sea Kayaking for sponsoring this CHARITABLE event. Every £20 donation secures one seat & is non refundable.

£20.00 p/seat

Join us & NOMAD Community Projects and do something that is good for our environment & puts a smile on your face, knowing that you have done a good deed!

Did you know that the Suffolk Coasts and Heath's Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covers an area of 403 sq km? This includes 283km of beachline/waterfront of which only 73km is coastal. The majority is shoreline along the 5 estuaries at the heart of our AONB.

The shore along the Orwell estuary is an important part of the AONB but is also a very busy waterway; running to the port of Ipswich. Being so busy creates all sorts of challenges, one of which is the amount of refuse & debris which collects in it and is then washed onto the shore.

Hosted by NOMAD Community Projects in conjunction with NOMAD Sea Kayaking, we are organising 'Beach Cleaning by Kayak' to help tackle some of the waste that has collected along these beaches on the Orwell, concentrating on the areas north of Woolverstone Marina. 

Launching from Pin Mill & travelling by sit-on-top kayak, our group, led by our NOMAD Sea Kayaking Guides, will paddle up the estuary with the help of the tide, & land on a selection of designated beaches that desperately need our help. Armed with gloves, litter picking equipment & collection bags we will be equipped to collect, sort, bag & dispose of everything we find responsibly. We will ensure that we recycle all that we can by using Terracycle.

People forget that our estuaries have issues with rubbish, just as our seas do. From plastics & debris blowing off the land, being dumped at sea, or just people carelessly discarding things, it all ends up somewhere, usually washed up along the waters edge on coastal & inland beaches. These items get caught along the shore in grasses or on low-hanging branches. NOMAD Community Projects in conjunction with our sister company NOMAD Sea Kayaking, are determined to do our part to make our countryside & coastal areas cleaner for both ourselves & more importantly the local wildlife and ecology. 

NOMAD Community Projects has been awarded a grant from The Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to help with the costs of running this trip, which is why we are pleased to be able to offer this event with a small contribution from our guests to confirm their places & help us to cover a small portion of the costs that an event like this takes to organise. NOMAD Sea Kayaking pays the balance of £50 per guest volunteer in support of this important work.

This event is for CHARITY hence the subsidised low price. Please turn up & don't waste your seat. The NSK Guides for this event are volunteers & so are the guests & everyone is doing their best for our environment. Please take this event seriously & participate in the spirit in which we present it. Thank you.

Sixteen years of age & over.

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Important Information

Location

Launch location

Pin Mill, Chelmondiston, IP9 1JW

Next Departure time

23rd May 2021, 9:00 AM

Equipment

Sit on top kayak, paddle and buoyancy aid

Parking

Free or Pay and Display.

Additional Notes

Bring snacks and a drink. We will provide gloves, refuse sacks, litter pickers and will recycle & dispose of all the items collected during the beach clean as responsibly as we can.

This event is for CHARITY hence the subsidised low price. Please turn up & don't waste your seat. The NSK Guides for this event are volunteers and so are the guests & everyone is doing their best for our environment. Please take this event seriously and participate in the spirit in which we present it. Thank you.