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 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 prizes are up for grabs for 3 teams with the most number of points. The race is open to youth ages 15 - 35 years old. The registration fee is $30 per person, inclusive of…
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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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Sustainability is key focus of Green Brunei

Sustainability is key focus of Green Brunei

Green Brunei News
|     Danial Norjidi    | GREEN Brunei is focussed on promoting environmental sustainability through youth-led initiatives in the fields of education, conservation and advocacy, said a member of the Legislative Council and Co-founder and Community Engagement Director of the eco-conservation group Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari. For the rest of the year, the organisation is looking at strengthening its activities relating to cleanliness, including getting involved with the ‘No Plastic Bag Weekend’ campaign, reducing the use of single-use plastics and promoting community-based recycling, she shared in a recent interview with the Sunday Bulletin. Elaborating Green Brunei’s recent activities, she said, “We have always been focussing on education and conservation, so we are maintaining that. However, this year we are concentrating on cleanliness issues and recycling,” she said. “We organised…
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Recruitment

Recruitment

Green Brunei News
Green Brunei is expanding! We are looking for fun, dynamic, passionate individuals who are willing to contribute their time and energy in support of environmental sustainability. The positions are voluntary, but there will be opportunities for personal development, training, networking and participation in various activities. There is no age limit to apply. The available positions are: Assistant Programme Manager - Conservation Roles and Responsibilities: To work with the Conservation Programme Manager to organise clean up and tree planting activities To engage with schools and companies to promote Conservation for CSR or teambuilding activities. Assistant Programme Manager - Education Roles and Responsibilities: To work with the Education Programme Manager to organise Green Leaders Camp and talks. Secretary Roles and Responsibilities To prepare and compile meeting minutes, and official correspondence. Graphic Design and…
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