World Cleanup Day In Conjunction with 1 Ocean 1 Earth (#JLEW) Beach Clean Up Campaign

Member

Zoey Tang Shiau Fong


Duration

October 19, 2019

Target population

150


People impacted

150


Sustainable Development Goal

Life Below Water


Development stage

Peace, Prosperity and Sustainability


Purpose

Objectives:
1. To create environmental awareness by doing beach cleanup.
2. To promote the danger of plastic pollution and spread environmental awareness.
3. To reduce the waste generation and to keep the surrounding environment clean.
4. To clean up litter and rubbish at Pantai Bersih


Overview

In conjunction with World Clean Up Day, JCI United Penang organized a Beach Clean Up Day in collaboration with 11 other JCI chapter from Area North (JCI Batu Kawan, JCI Bayan, JCI Bukit Mertajam, JCI Butterworth City, JCI Elite, JCI Entrepreneur Metropolitan, JCI George Town, JCI Kulim, JCI Pearl, JCI Perai, JCI Tanjung Bunga) and other NGO (Project STOP, Lions Club).

A total 105 participants took part in this meaningful project which kicked off at 7am on 19th October 2019 at Pantai Bersih, Penang. Within 4 hours, total 1179kg waste collected during this event.

Wastes Item
1. Plastic bottles - 30 bags
2. Cigarettes & filters - 2 bags
3. Caps & Lids - 2 bags
4. Plastic straw - 2 bags
5. Plastic bag & food containers - 2 bags
6. Clothes (Sari) - 40pcs

Partners:
Penang State
Sector: Government Civil Society
Role: Endorsement

Penang Green Council
Sector: Government Civil Society
Role: Supporting Partner

Majlis Bandaraya Seberang Perai
Sector: Government Civil Society
Role: Supporting Partner

University Sains Malaysia
Sector: Government Civil Society
Role: Supporting Partner

Project STOP
Sector: Civil Sector
Role: Organiser

JCI United Penang
Sector: Civil Sector
Role: Organiser

Lions Club of Bagan Jermal
Sector: Civil Sector
Role: Organiser

Lions Club of Penang Prai
Sector: Civil Sector
Role: Organiser

JCI Area North (JCI Batu Kawan, JCI Bayan, JCI Bukit Mertajam, JCI Butterworth City, JCI Elite, JCI Entrepreneur Metropolitan, JCI George Town, JCI Kulim, JCI Pearl, JCI Perai, JCI Tanjung Bunga)
Sector: Civil Sector
Role: Co-organiser

Lions Club of Bukit Mertajam Horizon
Sector: Civil Sector
Role: Co-organiser

Ee-Lian Entreprise Sdn Bhd
Sector: Private Sector
Role: Sponsor

Asta Chemicals Sdn Bhd
Sector: Private Sector
Role: Sponsor

PixPodium
Sector: Private Sector
Role: Sponsor


Results

Successfully engage 105 peoples to participate in this meaningful project. A total 1179kg of litter and solid waste were accumulated from 4 hours of hard work.


Recommendations

It could be done with more participants (publics or students) to involve.

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