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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Press Release: Winner Brand on the Beach 2013

Vitasoy Water wins the most popular “Brand on the Beach” award. (HONG KONG) 6 th March 2013: For three months, volunteers collected and sorted waste found on beaches by brand label. After 3 clean ups, 1112 plastic bottles with 761 different identifiable brand labels were found. Vitasoy Water is the brand which has the most bottles […]

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Cleanup Diary 4 December 2010

Path from Banyan School to Tai Peng New Village For quite some time, when coming up the hill laden down with shopping and kids, I’d been annoyed by the number of cans, plastic bottles, lunch boxes and other bits of ‘lap sap’ that had been tossed into the undergrowth off the path. Jack the Intrepid […]

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Cleanup Diary: 27 November 2010

Po Wah Yuen – sitting area by benches, beach and pagoda near O Tsai (fishermen’s village) This time the destination was the little beach on the other side of the fishermen’s village, as well as the path to, and the area around, the nearby pagoda. On the way, however, we passed by the benches at […]

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Cleanup Diary 6 Nov 2010

Lamma Community Beach Cleanup Nga Kau Wan It was a horrible rainy day, but nonetheless 14 people showed up for the first in a series of cleanups organized by Living Lamma members. The beach was awash with plastic bottles and polystyrene. There was also a lot of plastic sheeting, old rope and amah sacking that […]

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Cleanup Diary: 14 June 2010

The Living Lamma cleanups began one Monday morning in June 2010… Rubbish left behind on the rocks and in the bushes 14th June 2010: In which Max and Mummy start to clean up one of the places they like to go on Lamma… Max with his first bag of rubbish, all taken from the rocks […]

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