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Sat 04 Sep 2004

ICCS Workshop 2004 takes to the field!

Category : envt

After many years, the International Coastal Cleanup Singapore preparatory workshop has once again returned to a practical format for organising and executing a site cleanup. Conducted by the Raffles Museum Toddycats who are coordinating the ICCS this year, introductory slideshows lasted less than an hour, before student leaders and site buddies moved out for a mini-cleanup at the beaches of West Coast Park.

Even though this was a trial involving about 70 people working for 45 minutes, the group collected some 244kg of debris from the shore. Cigarette butts were the most plentiful item found, followed by styrofoam bits!

Posted at 3:45PM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news