2nd GB Recycling Drive of 2019 collects over 500 kg of recyclables

2nd GB Recycling Drive of 2019 collects over 500 kg of recyclables

Green Brunei News
On 21st April, Green Brunei successfully organised a recycling drive in conjunction with Earth Day at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium. Over 20 members of the public dropped by, resulting in over 500 kg of recyclables gathered in three hours. To break it down: 379 kg of paper, 6 kg of aluminium, 28 kg of metal and 108 kg of plastic [caption id="attachment_1658" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The complete haul at the end of the recycling drive[/caption] This was made possible through the gracious support of the public. Be it through giving recyclables, volunteering or spreading the word, every action counts towards building greater environmental awareness and eco-friendly disposal habits in the community. Our next drive will be after the Hari Raya celebration in June. Stay tuned! [caption id="attachment_1659" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The…
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Kampung Sungai Kebun Clean-up Collects Over 70 bags of Waste

Kampung Sungai Kebun Clean-up Collects Over 70 bags of Waste

Green Brunei News
In conjunction with International Day of Action for Rivers, Green Brunei has organised a Kampung Ayer Clean-up in Kampung Sungai Kebun on 14th April from 8-10 AM. Over 40 volunteers were successfully mobilised, comprising of students, local villagers, personnel from Balai Bomba Sungai Kebun, other members of the public and Green Brunei. Also in attendance were Yang Berhormat Dayang Khairunnisa binti Awang Haji Ash'ari, Legislative Council Member and Co-Founder/Community Engagement Director of Green Brunei, and Awang Haji Marali bin Matzin, Ketua Kampong Sungai Kebun. Over 70 bags of waste were collected. The waste ranged from everyday items like plastic bags and bottles to junk food wrappers and styrofoam containers. [caption id="attachment_1647" align="aligncenter" width="640"] A group photo with the heaps of trash collected[/caption] The Kampong Ayer Cleanup Project involves the youths…
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GB Eco Race: Raising environmental awareness

GB Eco Race: Raising environmental awareness

Green Brunei News
Lee Huan Ni and Lee Huan Ching of Team Gaia won first place at the Green Brunei Eco Race on 7th April 2019. They earned a cash prize of BND250, two BND20 I-Lotus Restaurant meal vouchers and two BND10 Caffè Bene cash vouchers. The race, with the start and finish line at Taman Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien, was held in Bandarku Ceria. Involving 44 participants aged 15 years old and above, it aimed to promote environmental awareness through a series of challenging eco-themed obstacles about sustainability, biodiversity loss, climate change and more. [caption id="attachment_1586" align="aligncenter" width="640"] YB Khairunnisa and the 44 GB Eco Race participants at Taman SOAS on April 7, 2019[/caption] Team Wek (Zaahidah Iskandar and Affan Zain) bagged the second place with a cash prize of BND200, two…
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Recycling Drive Collects Over 400kg of Recyclables

Recycling Drive Collects Over 400kg of Recyclables

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On 1st April 2019, Green Brunei successfully organised a recycling drive in conjunction with Global Recycling Day (18th March). Green Brunei's conservation team (comprising of Nazurah Noor and Wynona Curaming) spearheaded the drive from 2-4 PM under the National Stadium. Almost 40 people participated by giving their recyclable items. Thanks to the public's gracious support, over 400 kg of recyclables were gathered in total.   To break it down, the following were collected: 108 kg plastic bottles 335 kg paper 35 kg of e-waste, metal items and aluminum cans [caption id="attachment_1567" align="aligncenter" width="640"] A variety of recyclables classified into plastic, paper, metal and e-waste[/caption] The Daikyo Recycling Company assisted in weighing the items. They were then carried away in large trucks to be recycled. Inshallah, Green Brunei will hold regular…
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GB Eco Race now open for registrations!

GB Eco Race now open for registrations!

Green Brunei News
Green Brunei will be organising GB Eco Race on 7th April 2019 (Sunday) during Bandarku Ceria, 7-11 AM. It is a challenge-based, eco-themed race where teams of two people will compete with one another in tackling obstacles and solving puzzles in 10 checkpoints around Bandar Seri Begawan. Each checkpoint has the objective of raising awareness about a certain environmental concern. This includes, but is not limited to, climate change, recycling and the need for more sustainable consumption patterns. The number of points won at each checkpoint depends on how well the team completes the challenge. Attractive cash prizes are up for grabs for 3 teams with the most number of points. The race is open to youth ages 15 years old and above. The registration fee is $30 per person,…
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