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NSS ICCS '09

NSS ICCS '09

Postby hsu chia chi » Sat Aug 29, 2009 5:49 pm

NSS International Coastal Clean-up, Singapore ’09 at Mandai mudflats on Sat. 5 Sept. from 4-6 pm.

NSS will take on the challenge of cleaning the Mandai mudflats of man-made litter as part of this years ICCS. Volunteers will be assigned to various sectors on the mudflats. Sector leaders will get volunteers sorted into teams of 3-4 persons who will gather, categorize and record the man-made litter before bagging. The bags of man-made litter collected will be weighed. The weight for each sector tabulated and the total for the Mandai mudflats compiled for submission to the ICCS organizers for the Singapore total.

Meet at the extension of Kranji Road, at the junction with Kranji Loop, at 4.00 pm. Car park available at hawker centre at junction of Kranji Road with Kranji Loop. Recommend car pooling; convenient meeting point at Kranji MRT taxi stand (at 3.30 pm). Alternatively, take bus 925 from Kranji MRT and alight at Chinese temple along Kranji Loop, cross the road and proceed down nameless track that starts beside Leong Soon Pte. Ltd. (251 Kranji Rd.).

Recommend: cap, shoes/booties (NOT slippers/sandals), plastic bread wrappers as make-shift gloves and sun-block.
Optional: heavy duty gloves, gardening cutters, change of clothes and camera.

Washing facilities available.

An environment-friendly “makan kechil” will be provided after the event. As befitting the spirit of this event, the aim of this simple meal is to make do without disposable man-made eating utensils. Please bring your own simple and innovative non-disposable eating utensils or even use your hands for this shared meal with like minded stewards of the environment as the tides come in with the setting sun. We might even have some music and a sing-along.

To facilitate catering please indicate if you will be able to join us for the “makan kechil” when you register for this event by Wed. 2 Sept .with Hsu Chia Chi at hsu_chia_chi@hotmail.com
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