CENRO Zamboanga City joins in celebration of the 2020 International Coastal Clean up day on September 19, 2020 with the theme "Safe Oceans Start at Home". A streamer hung infront of the CENRO Zamboanga City office for the purpose of the said event.
Together with the Philippine Naval Forces, selected CENRO Zamboanga City personnel conducted a coastal clean-up activity at Little Sta Cruz Island on September 19, 2020 in the observance of International Coastal Clean up (ICC) Day.
A total of 50 sacks of trash were collected with an estimated weight of 510 kls composed mostly of plastic bags, bottles, styrofoam, plastic wares slippers and wrappers.
Earlier, the Coastal Management Resource Unit of this Office started distributing/disseminating flyers to the public and communities and encouraging them to join in celebrating International Coastal Clean-up day by cleaning their surroundings, saying no to single use plastics and practice the 5Rs, Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Reinvent waste management.
Almost 900 copies of flyers re: ICC have been distributed for public awareness.