Trash can travels: Myrtle Beach bin makes its way to Ireland
November 7, 2021
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Instead of a message in a bottle, it was the decals on a barnacle-covered trash barrel that shows just how far it traveled, from the southeastern U.S. coast to a beach in Ireland, more than 3500 miles (5633 kilometers) from home.
The City of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina announced Monday that a waste barrel had somehow washed up in County Mayo, on the emerald isle's northwestern coast.
According to the city, Keith McGreal of Ireland wrote them and shared pictures of the bright blue barrel with city stickers on it.
"I wanted to share some images of a Blue Trash...