Beaches clean-up planned for Phuket
PHUKET: Phuket residents are invited to join a series of beach clean-ups around the island next Friday (September 20), dubbed the “Phuket Island Big Clean”, part of the global “Clean up the World” weekend, which is held in September every year.
Thursday 12 September 2013, 08:50AM
Cleanups at Mai Khao, Nai Yang, Naithon, Bang Tao, Surin, Kamala, Karon, Kata, Kata Noi, Rawai, Naiharn, Panwa, Chalong and Koh Sirae will take place on Friday afternoon.
The exceptions are Kata Beach – at 11am – and Karon Beach at 4pm the following day (September 21).
The planned cleanups are as follows:
Mai Khao: Friday, 4pm. Meet at Anantara. Contact: Sean Panton 08 3391 5869
Nai Yang: Friday 1.30pm in front of Dewa. Contact: Celi Harper, 08 5477 2491
Naithon: Friday 3.30pm at the middle of the beach. Contact: Nick Franklin 08 4203 1739
Bang Tao: Friday 4pm at all four lifeguard stations. Contact: Claudine Nagiah 08 1082 0114
Surin: Friday 4pm at main carpark. Contact: Pathama 08 1787 3489
Kamala: Friday at 4pm. Contact: Charly Herget 076 385 315
Karon: Saturday 4pm, meet at Sub Aqua Dive Center on Karon Beach Road. Contact: Marc Partiti 0800523101
Kata: Saturday, 11 am. Fitness freaks go assemble at 9.45am for a free workout led by Krix Luther before the cleanup starts. Meet at the beach entrance beside Kata Beach Resort, opposite Surf House. Contact Krix Luther 08 9590 0237
Kata Noi: Friday 8am and 2pm. Contact: Jacob Ritter 08 3175 0627
Rawai Beach: Friday 4pm
Nai Harn beach, Friday, 4pm.
Panwa: Friday, 4pm, in front of PMBC and Cape Panwa beaches. Contact Wallop Srangkiat 08 5155 8364
Chalong, Friday 4pm. Meet at O2 beach club.
Koh Sirey, details to be confirmed.
Participants can help by bringing shovels, gloves and – if the have one – a machete. Bags will be donated for the cleanup. For extra information email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Nick Anthony of SEEK at 0898732042