Green Leaders Camp 7 Open for Registrations

Green Leaders Camp 7 Open for Registrations

Green Brunei News
Calling all youth aged between 15 - 35 years old! We will be organising our annual Green Leaders Camp this year on 3 - 5 August 2019! This year the theme will be #ThinkClimate, which is in response to the global call for action towards climate change issues. Organised in the form of discussions, field trips, community work and project planning, we will take you on a journey to understand the impact and reality of climate change globally and in the region, and guide you to develop creative solutions towards creating awareness and taking action. The event will be held in Pusat Belia. Registration fee is $35, which is inclusive of accommodation, meals, transportation and activities throughout the programme and it will be open until 10 July 2019. To register,…
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The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition

The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition

Green Brunei News
The Competition is an opportunity for all young Commonwealth citizens and residents, regardless of region, education or background, to share ideas, celebrate their story and have their voice heard - all whilst developing key skills. For 2019, we want to hear from more young people across the Commonwealth, all stories and voices are important. The theme for 2019 is A Connected Commonwealth. It calls upon young people to consider how they can work to use cultural, technological and environmental connections for positive change across the Commonwealth.  It asks young people to consider the potential of the Commonwealth in strengthening the vast and varied links between citizens. The competition is open to all citizens and residents of the Commonwealth aged 18 and under and runs until 1 June 2019. All entrants receive a Certificate…
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Charity Donation Drive

Charity Donation Drive

Green Brunei News
The public is welcome to send their used/unused clothing, furniture and household items, which will be given away for charitable purposes! The collection drive will be on 12 May (Sunday), at Pusat Belia (BSB) and Green Depot (KB), from 9am - 4pm! May your charitable contributions bring smiles to those who need them this month :)
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AMBD, Green Brunei join forces to clean up Berakas Beach

AMBD, Green Brunei join forces to clean up Berakas Beach

Green Brunei News
AUTORITI Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD), in collaboration with Green Brunei, held a beach cleaning campaign at the Berakas Beach, Berakas Forest Reserve recently. AMBD Acting Assistant Managing Director Mardini bin Haji Eddie and AMBD Principal Syariah Advisor as Chairman of the AMBD Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee Haji Muhd Shukri bin Haji Ahmad led the campaign, undertaken by over 80 AMBD officers and staff, and six Green Brunei members. The campaign aimed to preserve the natural environment by keeping the marine habitat safe and shorelines trash-free. The campaign also acted as a platform for the officers and staff to foster good and healthy relationship among each other, as well as to show AMBD’s support towards supporting initiatives by local non-governmental organisations. The cleaning campaign participants with trash collected in a…
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BEACH CLEAN-UP ACTIVITY BETWEEN ROYAL BRUNEI NAVY AND UNITED STATES 7TH FLEET P-8A MARITIME PATROL AND RECONAISSANCE AIRCRAFT CREW

BEACH CLEAN-UP ACTIVITY BETWEEN ROYAL BRUNEI NAVY AND UNITED STATES 7TH FLEET P-8A MARITIME PATROL AND RECONAISSANCE AIRCRAFT CREW

Green Brunei News
MUARA, Sunday, 28 October 2018 – As part of the Community Relations (COMREL) program between the Royal Brunei Navy and the United States 7th Fleet P-8A Maritime Patrol and Reconaissance Aircraft (MPRA), 41 personnel and crew from both sides conducted a Beach Clean-Up activity coordinated by a local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Green Brunei in Muara Beach. The Beach Clean-Up activity yielded 36 rubbish bags within 45 minutes and weighing at 171.42kg in total. The waste collected during the clean-up predominantly consists of plastic bottles, broken glasses, ropes and styrofoam. The message through this initiative is that environmental protection is everyone’s responsibility and we must play our part in sustaining our environment for generations to come. The activity proved to be a success for all those involved as it saw all RBN…
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RGR4 Now Open for Registrations!

RGR4 Now Open for Registrations!

Green Brunei News
Green Brunei will be organising its fourth Remarkable Green Race on 25 November in Berakas Forest Reserve. The race aims to promote environmental awareness through a fun-filled amazing race theme. The registration is open to ages between 15 to 35 years old in teams of four people each. Registration fee is $25 per person and will include event t-shirt and merchandise. The race will involve games and clues on environmental-related topics, and will be testing participants' critical thinking, strength as well as teamwork. To apply, please go to http://rgr.green-brunei.com before 31st October. For enquiries, contact info@green-brunei.com or Syamimi at 715 4795.
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6.5 tonnes of trash collected at beach clean-up

6.5 tonnes of trash collected at beach clean-up

Green Brunei News
|     James Kon & Daniel Lim     | A TOTAL of 809 Brunei Shell Joint Venture Companies (BSJV) staff – comprising employees from Brunei Shell Petroleum Sdn Bhd (BSP), Brunei LNG (BLNG), Brunei Shell Tankers (BST) and Brunei Shell Marketing (BSM) and Brunei Gas Carriers (BGC) – and volunteers gathered at five beachfront locations in the Brunei-Muara and Belait Districts yesterday morning to take part in a major beach clean-up effort. The two-district campaign, organised by the BSJV companies in support of International Coastal Clean Up 2018, yielded a massive rubbish haul of 6,506kg (6.5 tonnes). This is the fifth successive year in which the clean-up is held by the BSJV companies in support of International Coastal Clean-up, the world’s largest single-day volunteering effort to clean up beaches, lakes and rivers.…
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Standard Chartered Bank teams up with Green Brunei to clean Tungku Beach

Standard Chartered Bank teams up with Green Brunei to clean Tungku Beach

Green Brunei News
STANDARD Chartered Bank volunteers partnered with Green Brunei yesterday to clean part of Tungku Beach in an effort to beautify Brunei Darussalam’s natural landscape and to ensure that beaches remain clean. Throughout the cleaning campaign, the volunteers collected about 20 rubbish bags and 400 plastic bottles. Chairperson of the Standard Chartered Bank Recreation Club Debbie Too said Standard Chartered Bank is committed to environment protection and sustainability values. “The bank has always encouraged its employees to volunteer and organise activities that centre around the environment.” Ten volunteers took part in the beach cleaning. They first met up with Green Brunei to learn the importance of keeping Brunei’s beaches clean. They were then grouped up with Green Brunei volunteers to collect left over trash on the beach. The Standard Chartered Recreation…
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Call for Volunteers: International Coastal Clean Up

Call for Volunteers: International Coastal Clean Up

Green Brunei News
Brunei Shell Petroleum in partnership with Green Brunei will be organizing the International Coastal Clean Up on: Date: 15 September 2018 (Saturday) Venue: Jubli Perak Beach (Kuala Belait) and Billionth Barrel Monument Beach (Seria) We are looking for site captains to help coordinate the clean ups at both locations. Registrations are also open if you want to volunteer for the clean up! Register here.
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Beach clean-up sees waste haul

Beach clean-up sees waste haul

Green Brunei News
ALL in all, a total of 531 plastic bottles, 17 plastic straws, 30 cigarettes and 30 bags of mixed litter were collected during the Advancement of the Community and Environment (ACE) Team Muara Beach Campaign yesterday. Over 50 volunteers gathered as early as seven in the morning at Muara Beach to give the stretch of sand a much-needed spruce-up. The event aimed to raise awareness on environmental issues plaguing marine animals, encourage environmental-friendly thinking, as well as promote public participation and collaboration on the issue of environmental hygiene. It also sought to promote the use of reusable items such as metal straws, bags and reusable bottles in replacement of disposable or single-use plastics. Joining the effort, initiated by the ACE team in collaboration with the Department of Environment, Parks and…
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