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Khaled Al Khawaldeh

No stranger to piles of emptied beer bottles gracefully lining its sandy shores, the tourism hot spot of Byron Bay once again welcomes its latest addition to the family.

Sent in by a Byron Bay local, the pile of rubbish was found in a threatened shorebird nesting area near the Elements Resort beach access. Marking another chapter in the shires ongoing battle with rubbish.

The origin of the pile is unknown except that its creators are great fans of beers and cruisers.

If anyone has any information please contact The Echo on 6684 1777.

 


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