Volunteer Recruitment: Clean Up Action on 30 Aug(Full)! | WWF Hong Kong

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

28 August 2012

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)