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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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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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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