• Letters,  new canaan,  Opinion,  Planet New Canaan,  president,  Robin Bates-Mason

    Letter: Beach cleanup tackles trash

    Editor, Advertiser: On Sunday, Nov. 18, Planet New Canaan joined forces with Darien Environmental Group and Surfrider organization to clean Pear Tree Point Beach in Darien. Three hundred pounds of trash was picked in a single afternoon, including 30 plastic straws, 40 plastic bottles, 12 plastic shopping bags, 200 feet of fishing line and more.   On behalf of Planet New Canaan I would like to express our gratitude to Darien Environmental Group and Surfrider for organizing the event. A big thank-you to New Canaan High School’s Save Our Seas club whose enthusiasm and work ethic was remarkable. A total of 14 New Canaan High School students braved the wet…