From 1st of June, this year, venders in Sweden need to inform the customers about the bad affect plastic bags have. Either by verbal telling them or by information signs. Many venders has also set a price for the bag or ask if a bag really is necessary.
We have now been working on the boat for 7 weeks. Sometimes it feels like time just flies, or passes in front of your eyes. The last two weeks hasn't felt we have made a big progress. Some progress, of corse, but we always want more.
When we heard from the local garbage handeling department about a beach clean up day, we couldn't miss out on that. This day it was Corona (Modelo) who was the organizer. We like that kind of initiativ when companies get involved.
To get a better picture of how Mexican authorities look at the plastic issues, we decided to get in touch with them. Our host, recommended us to write a letter in Spanish. She helped us, due our bad Spanish, and we went there to turn it over.
It was the first time ever we got woken up by an earthquake. Because our lack of experience we had no idea if this was a medium or big one. We went out of the house and our host told us it was big. But everything seemed ok so we went to bed again