Volunteer Recruitment: Clean Up Action on 30 Aug(Full)!

Posted 28 August 2012
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WWF’s experts conducted another assessment in the Po Toi Island group last week after Typhoon Kai Tak passed by Hong Kong and found a substantial amount of plastic pellets had washed ashore, while some had been washed back to the sea. WWF is organizing another cleanup action on 30 Aug (Thur) at Po Toi/ Beaufort Island/ Tung Lung Island, details as below:

Date: 30 Aug 2012 (Thur)
Location: Po Toi / Beaufort Island/ Tung Lung Island
Time: 9.00 am – 5:00 pm
Meeting time and location: 8:45am at Shau Kei Wan Public Pier (Sai Wan Ho MTR Exit A, near Grand Promenade)

This is a TOUGH mission, to sign up as a volunteer, you have to be:
- physically fit;
- a decent swimmer;
- no chronic diseases (e.g. heart condition)
- able to withstand sunlight and hot weather for 3 hours
- able to withstand up to 2-hour ferry ride
- able to have enough rest the night before

- Prepare your own lunch and sufficient water
- Bring along sun cream, hat, sunglasses, umbrella, sandals and clean clothes
- Wear shoes that can get into water and protect your ankle and toes

Everyone can make a difference! Join us and fill out the form (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PlasticPelletsClearing ) on or before noon, 29 Aug (Wed) by providing us the following information:

• Name
• Mobile number
• No. of attendees
• Name of other attendees

Places are limited. Selected individuals will be notified on 29 Aug (Wed) afternoon by phone.

For enquiry, please call 2526 1011 (choose language then press 8)

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