Are self-propelled beach cleaners better or worse than tractor-towed beach cleaners? This fundamental question in the beach cleaning community can be answered by assessing the functions, abilities, and production of each type of cleaner. This post examines the top 4 considerations that determine the winner.
One of the major applications for beach cleaners is to remove seaweed from the beach. While it does provide food for some coastal creatures, it also poses a danger to them as well because of man-made pollutants. Additionally, beach-goers often demand that the smelly, bug laden seaweed be removed for sensory reasons.
The Sun Sentinel of South Florida recently published an article on how they use their SURF RAKE to solve these issues. Here are several excerpts:
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