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Tue 14 Aug 2007

International Coastal Cleanup Singapore - shoreline is maxed out!

Category : envt

Every year, participants take to the shorelines of Singapore to collect, categorise and dispose of marine trash as part of an effort across many countries - the International Coastal Cleanup. In Singapore, registration began in June and most of the regulars were quick to register their intent. Some, like Raffles Girls Secondary and Singapore American School, have been participating since the inception of International Coastal Cleanup Singapore (ICCS) 16 years ago!

With the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) gaining ground, many corporate groups are joining the effort and the ICCS coordinators andd Zone Captains have been meeting many new organisers for that special briefing afforded to first timers. These organisers have indicated their interest in a long term programme and their desire to communicate more than the expeience of a day on the beach through educational material, so that is good news.

Meanwhile, If you'd like to help out as a Site Buddy or in some oither way, do visit the ICCS webpage and email us at:

Posted at 5:12PM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news