Beach Cleanups

The trash on our beaches can be overwhelming. But joining a cleanup helps. Through participation, we can raise the awareness needed to bring about change.

Read how you can make a longer lasting and more meaningful impact: Beach Cleaning Ideas

Read more about some of our beach cleanups below:

  • Cleanup Diary: 13 September 2014

    Each year the summer tide brings rubbish from the Pearl River Delta to the southern and western shores of Lamma Island. During the winter tide, the rubbish comes directly from Hong Kong Island to hit the northern and western shores. This does not mean that the beaches are ever spared from incoming trash and, as well as ...
  • Cleanup Diary: 14 November 2014

    Singaporean International School with Liina Klaus We knew that engaging 80 school kids on the beach at Pak Kok might be a bit of a challenge. Previous experience had shown that some kids just don’t want to pick up trash even when you’re standing there holding a bag for them. Artist Liina Klaus showed a very simple ...
  • Cleanup Diary: 17 March 2014

    Cleanup at Pak Kok beach, Lamma Island with Sear Rogers International School (SRIS). The kids are great, but really they should not have to witness this rubbish! Before the cleanup, the kids were briefed on the outcome of the Brand on the Beach cleanups and asked to find ways to reduce their plastic consumption. When they ...
  • Cleanup Diary: 21 May 2017

    Cleanup Diary: 21 May 2017
  • Cleanup Diary: 24 Jan 2017

    At a press conference with Sky News at Lap Sap Wan at Cape D’Aguilar in Shek O. Hard to believe that only recently there had been a major cleanup operation at this site. The large pieces of trash draw the eye, but it is what can easily go unnoticed under your feet that ...
  • Cleanup Diary: 24 January 2017

    Cleanup Diary: 24 January 2017
  • Cleanup Diary: 27 April 2014

    A small group of Lamma residents and government employees came out to clean up the beach at Pak Kok, Lamma Island. Among the usual plastic and other rubbish, we made a grim discovery: a dead egret surrounded by plastic debris and with plastic in its belly.
  • Cleanup Diary: 28 October 2017

    Volunteers and FEHD workers worked to clean up Tai Wan To Beach and Power Station Road one week before Lamma Fun Day Beach Music Festival and Lamma8 trail run.