El Club Náutico Jávea, the Ecomar Foundation and Coca Cola, through their Mares Circulares project, organized a day to clean the coast that surrounds the Duanes neighborhood, an activity that combines awareness-raising on the part of the foundation's technicians as well as civic action itself voluntary cleaning, carried out by about 80 students from the Port de Xàbia School.
The day began with the concentration of schoolchildren from the educational center of the Duanes neighborhood in the facilities of the Sailing School, and a small talk by the staff of the Foundation about the importance of recycling from home, of depositing each waste its container and that it is the little ones who have to set an example in all the homes, but also when going to the beach and not leaving the waste but saving it to throw it into the containers when they return home.
Later accompanied by the staff of the Foundation, the Sailing School of the Jávea Yacht Club and their teachers, the schoolchildren were divided between the two breakwaters of the port, and the Grava beach to collect the waste. Among them, more than 1.000 cigarette butts and another 64 kilos of other remains that were separated and deposited in nearby containers by the staff of the Sailing School.
After the weigh-in, the schoolchildren (from grades 3,4, 5 and XNUMX of primary school) received various gifts, the Ecomar Foundation logbook, a XNUMX% recyclable Coca Cola bag and a bottle of sun cream.
Finally, everyone was able to get closer to one of the patrol boats of the Maritime Service of the Provincial Command of Alicante, which was docked at the fishing pier. The students got on the surveillance boat and, hand in hand with the staff, learned what their role is in maritime surveillance.