Dos veces al mes un grupo de voluntarios realizamos limpieza de la playa de Punta Herradura.
Twice a month a group of volunteers clean the beach of Punta Herradura.
How beach cleaning is performed
Como se realiza una limpieza de playa
The cleaning of a stretch of beach in Punta Herradura south of Mahahual, so the sea turtles that nest there will have a trash free beach.
1 We are cleaning a stretch of beach in Punta Herradura, South of Mahahual, so the sea turtles that nest there will have a garbage free environment.
2 The group of volunteers meet in Mahahual Center and depart for Punta Herradura on a 40-minute trip.
3 Upon arrival we divide the tasks according to the type of garbage to be collected and disperse the sacks for collection.
4 The section to be cleaned is measured.
5 Garbage is separated by type: plastic, micro plastic, glass, flip flops, wood, bottle caps and garbage in general.
6 After 50 minutes of cleaning, the weighing of each sack is performed and recorded for statistics purposes.
7 At this moment we receive the experience and knowledge from the experts that accompany us. We clean the beaches together then share fruit and water.