The Green Coast Award is objective-led and encourages 'best practice' in the management of rural beaches. It also emphasises community involvement in coastal management. Green Coast Award beaches have excellent water quality and sound environmental management. The award also encourages community involvement through the setting up of Coastcare Groups.
The Green Coast Award is a symbol of environmental excellence and has been established to acknowledge, promote and protect the environment of rural beaches in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Wales
Green Coast Award Beaches 2014