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Queen Sofía goes litter picking on the beach as summer season winds to an end

Posted On: 22 Oct 2021   |   Posted By: Royal Central

Queen Sofía of Spain resumed her agenda after the summer break with a visit to a beach in Alicante to mark World Clean Up Day.
Her Majesty, dressed in appropriate clothes and gear, went down to business picking up and separating trash that had accumulated on the beach following the summer break and the massive influx of locals and tourists to the seaside.
Saturday,18 September 2021, marked the fourth consecutive year in which Queen Sofía has taken part in this initiative that brings her each year to a different corner of the country.
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In June of 2021, she did the same thing, picking up litter in the mountains that surround the city of Madrid.
Her Majesty was accompanied by Federico García, CEO of SEO/Birdlife, Óscar Martín CEO of Ecoembes, as well as the Mayor of Alicante Luis Barcala, Oceánidas representative Julio César Marcos and the provincial president of the Alicante Red Cross Francisco Galván.
SEO/Bridlife, Ecoembes and Oceánidas are the three Spanish organisations in charge of...

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