For many, a year is a time to make progress in their personal or professional lives.
But for 70-year-old ecoactivist Pat Smith, her year was spent on a mission to clean up the beaches of her native Cornwall and Devon.
With a bundle of garbage bags and rubber gloves in hand, as well as a special stick for picking up trash, Smith spent an entire year cleaning a total of 52 beaches.
Smith’s dedication to the environment is admirable, but her efforts also have a physical benefit.
She joked that instead of paying for fitness classes, people should join her in cleaning up the beaches.
Not only is it free, but it also helps keep one in shape while also making a positive impact on the environment.
It is not often that one person can accomplish so much in such a short amount of time.
But Smith’s determination to clean up the beaches of her home region is an inspiration to us all.
It serves as a reminder that small actions, when taken by many, can have a big impact on the world around us.
Smith’s work is a shining example of the power of individual action and the importance of taking care of our environment.
Her dedication to cleaning up the beaches of Cornwall and Devon has not only made these areas more beautiful but also helped preserve them for future generations.
Let us all take a page from Smith’s book and strive to make a positive impact on the environment in our own way.