Andamur organizes another environmental volunteering day with NaturActúa to clean up the beaches of the Cope-Calnegre Regional Park
«For the third year running, members of the Andamur team and their families participated in this initiative to clean up natural spaces»
The event took place on Rafal Beach and its promenade. This spot has a tamarisk grove that is very important to maintain and protect. There is also other vegetation of special significance in the area, such as glasswort.
A surface area of around one hectare was combed on the day between the beach and the promenade area, with a total 115 kilos of waste collected. Most of the waste was associated with agriculture, including greenhouse plastics, plastic mulch, piping and irrigation hoses. There was also waste from coastal tourism, as well as a large amount of microplastics.
Because of its sandy seabed with rock formations, the area is especially prone to the accumulation of waste, which gets caught in the rocks. This year we had the opportunity to learn more about the spot and the kind of waste that can be found there from a NaturActúa member who undertook a dive before sharing the results of his underwater cleaning action with the whole team of volunteers.
Once again, we would like to thank all our Andamur colleagues and their families and the NaturActúa volunteers who took part in the activity. The event was one of the corporate volunteering initiatives we organize at Andamur, along with planting the Andamur Forest and others.
Our commitment to the environment is unstoppable. One of the focuses of our CSR Plan “Taking Care of What Matters” is the environment and with this initiative to improve and protect a natural area Andamur aims to raise awareness in society of the importance of acting responsibly to preserve our existing resources, without putting them at risk for future generations. Part of our commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 13 Climate Action, SDG 14 Life Below Water and SDG 15 Life on Land.