JCI George Town - 2019 World Clean Up Day - Let's Clean Our Ocean
STEVE OOI SOON YONG
October 19, 2019
Target avg age
Sustainable Development Goal
Life Below Water
Peace, Prosperity and Sustainability
To create environmental awareness by doing beach cleanup.
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.
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
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.
It could be done with more participants (publics or students) to involve.