Be a hero for 5 minutes – carry out a 5 minute beach clean up then share the results on social media.


Who: 5 Minute Foundation

Where: Global campaign | HQ in Santa Teresa Cóbano, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

About: What started as one woman’s passion for cleaner beaches has grown into a worldwide beach cleaning movement. Carolina Sevilla started posting photos on the rubbish she collected on her daily beach walks in Costa Rica. Within two short years, she has inspired countless others to do the same. She now has over 65k followers on Instagram. It goes to show that one person really can make a difference.

Take Action for the ocean today

Join in
: Spend 5 minutes cleaning your local beach, then share the results on social media. Use the hashtag #5minutebeachcleanup. Don’t forget to recycle. Visit 5 minute beach clean up for more information.

Involve the family: Beach cleans are a fantastic way to teach young children about conservation.

Reduce, reuse, recycle: Look at ways you can reduce the amount of rubbish you produce, either by reusing what you already have, or recycling responsibly.



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