JCI George Town - 2019 World Clean Up Day - Let's Clean Our Ocean

Member

STEVE OOI SOON YONG


Duration

October 19, 2019

Target

100


Target population

150


Target avg age

30


People impacted

150


Sustainable Development Goal

Life Below Water


Development stage

Peace, Prosperity and Sustainability


Purpose

To create environmental awareness by doing beach cleanup.


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


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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