INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP 2018

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Date(s) - 15/09/2018
7:15 am - 9:45 am

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INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN-UP 2018

BY COCO COLA, DOW VIETNAM, AMCHAM VIETNAM AND KEEP VIETNAM CLEAN AND GREEN

IN COLLABORATION WITH VUNG TAU’S LOCAL COMMITTEE AND BA RIA – VUNG TAU UNIVERSITY

Vietnam is known as one of the five countries which create greater amount of waste than any other countries all over the world, according to Ocean Conservancy organization. It is mentioned by Nicholas Mallos – the director Marine Debris Program, Ocean Conservancy that there is going to be one ton of plastic waste in every three tons of fish in the ocean in 2025 and this number goes along with potential consequences to the marine environment and people’s health.

Understanding the insights, Coca Cola, Dow Vietnam, Amcham Vietnam and Keep Vietnam Clean and Green in collaboration with Vung Tau People’s Committee and Ba Ria – Vung Tau University will be hosting an event called International Coastal Clean-up Day 2018 to encourage individuals living and working in Vietnam to protect the ocean and all the living creatures in it.

Who are the participants?

Employees from Coca Cola and Dow Vietnam and students from Ba Ria – Vung Tau University are individuals who will be spreading messages of the event: “Protect the Ocean”, “Leave waste out of the ocean” and “Recycling is to help to create a better environment in Vietnam”.

Time

7:15 – 9:45 on September 15th, 2018

Place

Bai Dua and Bai Truoc in Vung Tau City

What to do in this event?

  • Beach clean-up activity: Participants pick-up the trash in the coastal areas in Vung Tau City.
  • Spreading messages of environmental and coastal protection: Participants picking up trash is an effective way to spread a message of protecting the marine environment in Vung Tau City. Also, a message of recycling to reduce plastic as well as other solid wastes is shown in the event.
  • Sharing and reflecting: Participants have some time to share about their thoughts and experience after clean-up.

For more information, please contact:

Phan Trung Minh Tuệ (Mr.)

Program Coordinator

Keep Vietnam Clean and Green

E: tue@vietnamsachvaxanh.org;

M: +84 1689900921