Umina Nippers have earnt a $500 donation to their club for collecting plastic bottles and aluminium cans.
The Nippers collected a total of 65 bags with the next closest total for a club being 18 bags. Umina Nippers collected a total of 2500 containers. “Umina Surf Club is registered with Envirobank and we have the orange bags at our Club if you are interested in recycling and a healthier environment please come on board,” said club publicity officer Mr Richard Braddish. The club will receive eight cents for every plastic container or aluminium can with two cents going to NSW Surf Life Saving. Envirobank will be coming to the surf club fortnightly starting on April 12 between 8 am and 12 noon.
SOURCE: Media release, 22 Mar 2018 Richard Braddish, Umina SLSC