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OPERASI CLEAN UP @ LCK

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Lim Chu Kang Lane 9 (road end)

Lim Chu Kang Lane 9

71952

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Together with The International Coastal Cleanup Singapore, Raleigh Singapore will co-organise a coastal cleanup on Sunday, 2 June 2018: 7.30am to 12.00pm as part of our local environmental project activities.

IMPORTANT: please read the advise to participants and safety guidelines here: http://coastalcleanup.nus.edu.sg/participants/

We will tackle marine trash at Lim Chu Kang EAST mangrove. This is a precious patch of wetland located in the northwest of Singapore, Lim Chu Kang's non-recreational beach and mangrove is besieged by trash from numerous land-based sources deposited into the western Johor Straits, as well as from offshore fish farms.

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Meeting Point: Participants can meet at the bus stop outside Kranji MRT (Bus code: 45139) and will be transported to the cleanup site at Lim Chu Kang Lane 9 (park along the side of the road), or meet us at the venue itself.

Itinerary

  • 07.45am – Bus pick up at bus stop outside Kranji MRT (Bus code: 45139)

  • 08.15am – Bus arrives at the Lim Chu Kang Lane 9. Apply insect repellant, collect gloves and trash bags. Safety and procedure briefing.

  • 08.30am – Cleanup begins

  • 09.45am – End of cleanup; move trash bags to Trash Collection Points.

  • 10.00am – Trash is weighed and moved to the Trash Disposal Point outside gate at Lim Chu Kang Lane 9; debrief.

  • 10.30am – Participants clean up; there are no public amenities in this area and your legs must be clean to enter the bus. So bring some additional water.

  • 11.30am – Bus departs for Kranji MRT.

Things to note:

  • Transport to Lim Chu Kang East (LCK Lane 9), gloves, trash bags and weighing scales are provided.

  • You must wear hard-soled covered shoes or booties to to protect your feet from hazards, else you will not be allowed to work in the area.

  • A change of clothes is recommended after a sweaty workout.

  • You must be clean to enter the bus - bring a cloth and extra water to do this.

  • Long pants are recommended to protect your legs from insect bites - there are plenty of mosquitoes.

  • We will continue the cleanup in rain (bring rain gear) but cease if there is threat of lightning.

Things to bring:

1. Water bottle (with at least one litre of water)

2. Hat and/ or sun block

3. Reusable raincoat / poncho (we will continue to work in light rain)

4. Towel to wipe off sand and mud

5. Change of clothes for public transport.

Be prepared:

1. Sleep early the night before

2. Have a decent breakfast – it’s hard work!

3. Be punctual – the bus is unable to wait for latecomers; and the tide waits for no one!

4. Refer to this recce report of Lim Chu Kang East mangrove.

5. Please read our advice to participants to prepare yourself for the cleanup!

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Lim Chu Kang Lane 9 (road end)

Lim Chu Kang Lane 9

71952

Singapore

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