[cape_town] - Eco warrior, 5, driven to collect plastic to save penguins, turtles

  |   Cape_Townnews

After hearing about the harmful effect that plastic has on marine life, Jenny decided to start collecting plastic to make a difference to the environment.

With the help of her parents, she has collected about 160 cubic metres (160 000kg) of plastic, and aims to collect 200 cubic metres (200 000kg) before her birthday at the end of May.

Her mother, Katherine Kenyon, said they were a nature-loving family and were proud of Jenny’s mission.

“When we get about 12 cubic metres we take it to Owl Rescue; at the moment we have about three cubic metres in our garden. I am not sure if we will meet the goal in the next five weeks, but it all depends on people coming with stuff.”...

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