Saving the Planet: Selfless Women Remove Raw Plastic from Beaches

Saving the Planet: Selfless Women Remove Raw Plastic from Beaches

- A group of ladies have been recognised and appreciated for their hard work and dedication

- Jansie Smith shared a thank you post to the ladies who have been going from beach to beach to clear up the raw plastic

- Jansie posted pictures of the ladies to Facebook's #ImStaying group where Stayers commended them for their work

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Doing what you can and when you can to make a difference on the planet we call home is commendable. Jansie Smith shared a post on Facebook's #ImStaying group about a group of ladies doing just that.

Jansie says the ladies work on their knees the entire day, going from one beach to another. The ladies are trying to clean up raw plastic that has made it's way into SA's oceans. Jansie thanked them for saving the planet.

The post gained over 4 500 likes on Facebook and Stayers took the opportunity to thank the ladies and commend them for their selfless acts.

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Saving the planet: Selfless women remove plastic from beaches

These ladies are trying their best to clean up the beaches in SA by working daily to remove raw plastic. Image: Jansie Smith
Source: Facebook

Read Jansie's full post below:

"These ladies work on their knees, the whole day, from one beach to another, cleaning up raw plastic that somehow made it’s way to our oceans. Thank you for #savingourplanet and our #sealife."

Briefly.co.za took to the #ImStaying groups comment section to see what Stayers had to say. Read some of the comments below:

Nelda Van Zyl said:

"These nurdles are washing up on our beaches everywhere. I salute these teams who clean up our coastlines."

Marian Grapendaal wrote:

"A big thank you. It's high time that each one of us starts taking responsibility for our own litter."

Cathi Couper commented:

"Sjoe, how I would love to thank these ladies, even though I am from Durbs. Great job."

Vera Hodgson added:

"Thank you ladies for your hard work and dedication to clean up after people who cannot even throw their own rubbish away."

In other news about good Samaritans, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a grateful South African woman received help after her car got stuck. Sonja Mancos recently headed to Facebook's ImStaying group to share how she recently experienced her beautiful #ImStaying moment after her car had gotten stuck on the side of the road.

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In the post, Sonja explains that she had a tyre burst that left her stranded with her mom and her daughters on the side of the road. Not long thereafter, not one but two cars stopped and the occupants offered the stranded family assistance.

"My mom, daughters and I were travelling in Seweweekspoortpas when I had a blowout. We had 2 cars pulling over, with willing volunteers to help us. They really sped up the process and got us safely on our way. Thank you! That's why #ImStaying," she wrote happily

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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