Julie Dass: How tackling a trash problem brought an island together

“The scuba dive ocean clean-up we did with the cast of Cirque de Soleil was a moment I’ll never forget,” says Julie. “I thought to myself, how did we end up here?”

Five years ago, Julie and her family swapped the UK for a warmer climate to improve her son’s health. They found themselves on Gran Canaria. Grateful for their new life, they wanted a…