Peru residents told “Beaches are not trash cans”

Living in Peru
Israel Ruiz

Peru’s Environment Ministry is to begin a summer campaign targeted at citizens that do not know how to take care of the country’s most beautiful areas.

Vanessa Vereau Ladd, the vice minister of strategic development of natural resources announced that this campaign would begin on February 7 in Lima.

The campaign, which has been called "Beaches are not trash cans", is to take place in the district of Miraflores at 10 a.m. at Playa Redondo.

Vereau affirmed that the objective of this campaign was to explain to people the damage caused to the ocean and its creatures when trash is thrown in it.

Booths where specialists will give information will be set up at the beach Saturday morning.

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