Nature enthusiasts are being encouraged to find novel uses for the rubbish they collect from a scenic stretch of the north-east coastline.
East Grampian Coastal partnership
More than 50 volunteers braved the tricky terrain of a picturesque stone beach as they removed mounds of rubbish during a massive clean-up project.
Obama the pony - whose usual job is giving disabled people rides to inaccessible areas - has turned his hoof to ridding north-east beaches of litter.
A 40-strong team of oil and gas workers ditched their desks and drills to spend a day tidying a litter-strewn north-east bay.
More than two and a half tonnes of litter has been collected from a north-east beach.
Communities are being urged to volunteer to help clear up litter from beaches across the north-east coast.
Volunteers are being urged to help out at a beach clean this weekend at Balmedie Country Park.
If you were inspired by TV’s Autumnwatch, or are looking for an excuse to blow away the winter blues, Ian Hay, of the East Grampian Coastal partnership, shares his perfect ‘wild’ day out