#TEAMSEAS CHALLENGE Hong Kong Cleanup X Ocean Conservancy

#TEAMSEAS CHALLENGE Hong Kong Cleanup X Ocean Conservancy

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FREE #TEAMSEAS COMMUNITY CLEANUP EVENTS

Join One or Join Them All!

Hong Kong Cleanup is excited to be leading the largest global cleanup initiative ever, in partnership with Ocean Conservancy.

#TeamSeas Is Transformational for Our Ocean—Let’s Go!

August Events:

14/8 (Sun) 10-12pm @Stanley, leader: Phillippa +852 64772335

21/8 (Sun) 2-4pm @Silverstrand, leader: Tiffany +852 92626200

27/8 (Sat) 10-12pm @Sok Kwu Wan, leader: Robert +852 93725228

28/8 (Sun) 2-4pm @ShekO, leader: Robert +852 93725228

More details about the above events(specific locations with meeting points) will shared with everyone registered, in advance of events.

All cleanup materials will be provided, however please do BYO reusable gloves if you have them!

DOs:

✅ Sign up + show up!

✅ Wear gloves, mask and closed-toe shoes

✅ Wear long-sleeved light clothing, a hat and sun block to protect you from the sun

✅ Bring water in reusable, refillable bottles

✅Make sure children are supervised

✅ Work in small teams of max 2

✅ Download, collect + share your data on our FREE CleanSwell App

✅ Like, follow and tag @HKCleanup

✅ Have fun!!!

DO NOTs:

🚫 Pick up dead animals/fish

🚫 Pick up syringes, needles, glass, any sharp objects, or medical waste materials.

🚫 Clean in any flowing storm drain outlets

🚫 Pick up anything too heavy

🚫 Pick up natural items, like wood, shells, seaweed

All the plastics and other trash removed will be carefully weighed prior to being properly disposed of and, where possible, recycled. Whether using hand-scales to go bag-by-bag; using the mobile data app, Clean Swell®, to calculate the weight of collected items —every item of trash counts towards the global TeamSeas goal of 30 million pounds in 3 years!

Email: info@HKcleanup.org

Social Media: @HKcleanup - IG

@HongKongCleanup - FB and LI

Prizes: The competition is REAL, and the prizes are COOL (T-shirts, Caps, Water bottles...). Winners will be announced on social media!

REMINDER: Volunteers are urged to operate with an abundance of caution during beach cleanups as your safety is our top priority. All must adhere to safety precautions put in place by HK government.

PLEASE DOWNLOAD + USE THE FREE CLEAN SWELL APP:

Hong Kong Cleanup has been the official country leader of Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup, since 2000. You can find out more about our work in Hong Kong, and globally right here, along with detailed instructions on HOW TO USE the CLEANSWELL app:

https://oceanconservancy.org/trash-free-seas/international-coastal-cleanup/cleanswell/

Don’t forget to tag us! @HKcleanup @TeamSeas @Oceanconservancy

#TeamSeas #TeamSeasHK #HKCleanup #OceanConservancy

With thanks and love,

- Team Hong Kong Cleanup

***PLEASE NOTE ***

HONG KONG CLEANUP requires that all volunteers:

1. Register on EventBright

2. Adhere to all volunteer registration requirements

3. Follow all current guidelines: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/

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