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Coastal Cleanup

September 28, 2013

During Mid-Autumn Festival, many people went to the beach for celebration gathering.  After celebration, there were lots of candles and other garbage left on the beach.  Coastal environments are threatened and suffered from the impact of pollution.  Negative effects have made on marine life.

On 28th September 2013, Canon Engineering Hong Kong Co., Ltd., Canon Electronic Business Machines (H.K.) Co., Ltd. and their families formed a team of 34 members to conduct coastal cleanup in Butterfly Beach in Tuen Mun.  Participants experienced to collect numbers of bags of rubbish full of debris consisting mostly of candles, plastics, Styrofoam and other non-biodegradable goods.

Ocean protection is important as the marine world will produce natural food resources and future sources of energy.  Through this coastal cleanup, participants wished to give back and help the beach and ocean inhabitants.  Each person can make a difference.  Little things add up.  Let’s do what we can do to keep our living place clean and to keep the quality of life high for its people.