Wednesday, May 02, 2007
P5/6 did a clean up of the school grounds last week. We were supporting Bowmore Primary who are trying to encourage everyone to keep Islay clean. We sorted the litter and counted it. There were 100 pieces of plastic, 80 sweety wrappers, 4 pieces of rope, two glass bottles and 5 aluminium cans. We were very surprised at the amount of litter and the different types. Most of the litter came from the school fence where the winter's rubbish had gathered, and this litter was not from the school but from all over the village and farmland. However, there were quite a few bits of plastic from crisp packets and that came from our playground, so we told everyone to put their crisp packets in the bin, and not in pockets where they can blow away.