International Coastal Cleanup

LAS MACHAS BEACH

September 28, 2018

On September 28th, 2018, “Olas Zero Plástico” participated in the ” International Coastal Cleanup” initiative, a garbage collection activity organized nationally by the General Directorate of Maritime Territory and Merchant Marine of the Chilean Navy (DIRECTEMAR), which in this opportunity was performed in a sector of Las Machas beach, Arica.

Las Machas beach is an extensive coastal area, located north of the city of Arica. A sector of the beach is crossed by the Wetland of the Mouth of the Lluta River, place declared by the Government of Chile as “sanctuary of nature” and which is frequented by various species of migratory birds and endemic birds in the area.