Volunteer collects rubbish in the Swiss Alps
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Cleaning up the rubbish left on the Swiss Alps

At first glance, when you see the Swiss Alps, everything looks picture perfect.

But closer inspection reveals that many skiers, hikers and tourists have left things behind - things that damage the environment.

Groups of volunteers have been cleaning up the mountains, painstakingly gathering tonnes of rubbish, slope by slope, meadow by meadow.

  • 02 Sep 2015
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