CORONAVIRUS AND THE #2MINUTEBEACHCLEAN

We are living through frightening times. In the coming weeks, events and gatherings, training and beach cleans will no doubt be cancelled and postponed. However, we’d like to remind you that you don’t need to attend beach cleans or organised clean ups to clean up the planet. Doing a #2minutebeachclean, #2minutelitterpick or #2minutestreetclean can be done on your own time, wherever you like, in your own company and away from other people if necessary. If you are distancing yourself socially, doing good things for the planet, while it’s still possible, can be a really positive thing. You don’t have to use equipment from our 800 beach cleaning and litter pick stations either, but if you do, we’d like to remind you to please do the following:

WEAR GLOVES AND WASH THEM AFTERWARDS and if you don’t have gloves, WASH YOUR HANDS BEFORE AND AFTER USING THE STATIONS.

If you can’t wash your hands or wear gloves then please don’t use the stations. And if you can do your #2minutebeachclean without using our stations, do it anyway. Bring your own bag, wear gloves or use a litter picker and wash your hands afterwards.

If the Corona Virus is making you feel anxious then please understand that we feel it too. But we know, from talking to many of you over the years, that beach cleaning and litter picking can be a really positive thing. It can help to take your mind off your problems for a while. It also gets you out in nature, gives you exercise and helps the planet. And that is entirely positive too. Just remember to do it safely and wash your hands afterwards.

Thank you.

Be well.

Look after yourselves.

Get in touch for more information. And if anything changes, we’ll let you know.

With love.

Martin and the 2 Minute Team.

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