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The Brekkie Team Come Up With A Solution To Helium Balloons

Environmental groups are lobbying to ban helium balloons, as the amounts that wash up on our shores are staggering.

With the EKKA here, there's even more helium-filled balloons flying through our skies - but we forget that they have to land somewhere, usually in our oceans or washed up on our pristine beaches.

This is a listener photo of the haul collected on North Stradbroke Island's Flinders Beach over a 12 month period.

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Photo: Mary Pollard.

There's also a helium shortage in the world, with MRI machines needing the helium to operate.

Laurel, Gary and Mark come up with an alternative to releasing balloons into the sky...

Photo: Stock Image & Mary Pollard

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