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:

  • Press Release: Winner of Brand on the Beach 2014 joins cleanup

    Vita Water joins cleanup on beach where volunteers count plastic bottles HONG KONG 5 March 2014: For an entire year, volunteers collected and sorted waste found on beaches by brand label. 2872 plastic bottles were picked up and identified by brand, with the top 10 brands accounting for 55% of the bottles recovered. These brands are ...
  • SCMP reports on The Green Earth survey of HK and Taiwan beaches

    Most of Hong Kong and Taiwan’s dumped plastic bottles come from mainland China – but local drinks makers also urged to reduce waste https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/2162416/most-hong-kong-and-taiwans-dumped-plastic-bottles PUBLISHED : Sunday, 02 September, 2018, 5:00pm UPDATED : Monday, 03 September, 2018, 1:19pm Karen Zhang karen.zhang@scmp.cpm Some 66 per cent of plastic bottles collected along coasts were labelled in simplified Chinese characters, according to survey ...
  • Short story: Beach Party 2013

    Beach Party by P. K. Pebbles My name is Pebbles, though for much of my existence I was without a name. That was before the lady with the pink hat came along. I like the name. It suits me. It’s something to aspire to. The P. K. stands for Pak Kok, a name of place rather than ...
  • YHKCC visit to Hung Sing Yeh

    YHKCC students visit Hung Sing Yeh to learn about the environmental challenges and the Art of Awareness Tuesday 26 June 2018 Thirty Year 10 and Year 11 students from the YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College (YHKCC) in Tung Chung visited Lamma as part of Service Outreach activities exploring pollution issues in Hong Kong. Paul Wong led ...