The #BalaPlastic Movement

It’s at all times nice to see individuals who nonetheless work exhausting for change, when most of us may need already given up. Recycle Lebanon has been often cleansing up a few of Lebanon’s most sought-after seashores and public seashores. As many components of the coast drown in trash from each the ocean and random rubbish dumps, essentially the most promising answer we have now is making an attempt to repair the issue from its root: our households and workplaces.

Teaming up with Greenpeace, Recycle Lebanon is internet hosting a large seashore clear up occasion this Saturday on the Raouche Dalieh. The plastic gathered that day, will probably be grouped with plastic courtesy of Al Midan NGO, who will use it for a Di-Lab designed artwork set up that will probably be revealed throughout the August 12th Mashrou’ Leila live performance in Ehdeniyat! For extra data on the occasion, you may test their Fb occasion right here, and the August 12th live performance right here.

I actually encourage you to go down this Saturday, and assist, however most of all, attempt to reduce down on single-use plastic. Single-use plastic merchandise are stuff like water bottles, plastic cups, forks, knives, plates, and so forth. Mainly, something you employ as soon as then throw away. Sadly, nearly 700 tons of plastic are thrown out every day in Lebanon, and most of them find yourself within the sea, on condition that’s what we’re doing with our trash as of late…

The occasion will coincide with Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior ship visiting Beirut throughout its present Mediterranean tour aimed consciousness in opposition to single-use plastic, in addition to sharing their terrifying report on the state of plastic within the sea we share with many different international locations like Greece, Italy and Spain. I used to be fortunate sufficient to get into the ship final yr; test it out [right here].

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