Saturday, September 18, 2010

Islands foundation organizes ‘Zero Waste in Seas’ project

Islands foundation organizes ‘Zero Waste in Seas’ project
Cebu Daily News
September 18, 2010

With the success of its first cleanup activity and to further promote environmental protection, The Islands Group, through the Our Islands Foundation, is organizing its second “Zero Waste in Seas: An underwater and coastal cleanup project” in Lapu-Lapu, City.

It is a two-day event that kicked off yesterday with an underwater cleanup at Punta West and will end today with a coastal cleanup in sitio Saac, barangay Mactan, Lapu-Lapu City.

The cleanup activity is the foundation’s contribution to the observance of the International Coastal Cleanup, which is done worldwide every September.

This undertaking is in partnership with environmentally-conscious organizations such as Ocean Care Advocates Inc., Bigfoot Studios Inc., Cebu Yacht Club and AquaDive Inc.

It is sponsored by Thirsty, Worldwide Dive and Sail, Feel Deep, Ipanema, Envirosax, Ocean Potion, Grendha, Rider and the Philippine Business for Social Progress.

The underwater and coastal cleanup activities will be participated in by several volunteers advocating towards saving Mother Earth.