18 Jan '18, 12pm

'Trash Girl' won't back down: Despite bullies, 12-year-old keeps up anti-litter fight

'Trash Girl' won't back down: Despite bullies, 12-year-old keeps up anti-litter fight

I've mentioned before that Britain has a new pastime. Right alongside cricket, pubs (yes, pubs are a totally legitimate pastime) and moaning about the weather, post-Brexit Brits appear to have found one other thing they can agree on: Litter, and in particular beach litter, is rubbish. That's why they've embraced the 2 Minute Beach Clean . And now 12-year-old school student Nadia Sparkes is making headlines in the Eastern Daily Press for her own version of this anti-litter campaign. It seems Nadia has been collecting litter every day along her 2-mile ride to school, picking up bottles, cans and anything else she finds along the way, and putting it in her bike basket to bring home later. She has, according to the newspaper, already collected two recycling bins worth of other people's litter. Despite her altruism, she has become the target of bullies mocking her for her good ...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/cleaning-organizing/trash-girl...

Comments

  1. 19 Jan '18, 6pm

    Good on you Nardia, i really admire your conviction and totally agree with you. Great example to all!

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