A total of three sample sites was selected on the East beach, which is the most commonly used beach by picnickers. One (Site 1) from the main area under the trees where people choose to camp under the shade, one (Site 2) from near and containing bushes (Heylhifah), one (Site 3) from one of the […]
Plastics were definitely the most commonly found items on the beach. But since all the items are noted in weight it may seem misleading. Nappies (classified under hazardous waste) were found in quite a large amount just over 8 KG, a lot considering most of the nappies we found were already dried out. Food waste […]
We have finally received the official endorsement from the Ministry of Environment and Energy.
A waste audit will be done on Saturday 15 December 2012 for the beach to determine what gets dumped on the beach. The data collected will be insightful and will help us determine the recycling and waste management requirements for the beach. According to the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) a litter audit has not been […]
In celebrating the 50th anniversary of Voice of Maldives, the first radio station in Maldives, Save the Beach participated in graffitiing and painting the walls of the radio station. A very special thank you to Shamin and Shiru for painting : ) and also to VOM for letting us be part of their celebration.