Phuket seashore cleanup removes one hundred kilograms of rubbish

Thailand is going through a pollution crisis however many people in the kingdom are pitching in to battle the issue.
Officials and volunteers cleaned up 100 kilograms of rubbish from seashores in Phuket final week, The Phuket News reported yesterday.
The cleanup at Mai Khao and Sai Kaew beaches was organised by the Sustainable Mai Khao foundation from March 15 to 19. Participants included taxi drivers, Tha Chatchai Police officers, and locals.
The cleanup began on Wednesday, March 15, on the site of the projected Andaman Health Center on the northern tip of Phuket. Genuine gathered over 52 kilograms of rubbish including 12 kilograms of glass bottles, 3 kilograms of plastic bottles, and other items.
On Saturday, March 18, the cleanup continued on Mai Khao Beach. Participants there collected over 36 kilograms of garbage including 13 kilograms of glass bottles, almost 3 kilograms of plastic bottles, and over 5 kilograms of fishing nets and ropes.
The next day, the cleanup concluded when Sustainable Mai Khao welcomed some 50 associates of Bangkok Bank from branches in Phuket, Nakhon Sri Thammarat, Surat Thani, and Songkhla provinces. The Bangkok Bank associates joined the volunteers in cleansing up Sai Kaew Beach. A group of yr 7 college students from HeadStart International School additionally joined in.
The Sai Kaew Beach cleanup recovered fifty nine kilograms of rubbish together with 11 kilograms of glass bottles, practically 4 kilograms of plastic bottles, over 6 kilograms of onerous and foamed plastic, and 0.6 kilograms of plastic straws.
Sustainable Mai Khao’s report said…
“Many people cease at this beach to picnic or purchase takeaway food from the distributors when leaving Phuket. The end result: massive quantities of picnic rubbish left underneath timber and along the shady grass area.”
The report added…
“The next monthly cleanup will take place in April, date to be confirmed. Let us know if you want to attend.”

Leave a Comment