A SERIES of beach cleaning campaigns were recently held at beaches across the country – including Jerudong, Muara, Danau, Lumut,and Panaga beaches – by the Brunei Gas Carriers Sdn Bhd (BGC) and Brunei Shell Joint Venture (BSJV) companies, comprising Brunei shell Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd (BSP), Brunei LNG, Brunei Shell Tankers (BST), Brunei Shell Marketing (BSM).
This year’s campaign was held as part of the group’s annual activities and saw the participation of more than 801 volunteers – a similar turnout to last year’s cleanup. In total more than 5,906 tonnes of unwanted items and trash were collected at the aforementioned beaches.
Present at Jerudong Beach was Managing Director John Cook along with BGC and BSJV staff. Various organizations and educational institutions also participated in the campaign namely Darussalam Assets Sdn Bhd, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam, Standard Chartered Brunei, Anti-Corruption Bureau, Narcotics Control Bureau, Fazrul Sdn Bad, Rosnah Yusof & Sons Entertainment, University Brunei Darussalam, Green Brunei, Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Jerudong International School, Micronet International College, Sekolah Menengah Sayyidina Hussain, Sekolah Menengah Rimba, Sekolah Rendah Rimba II and others.
That totaled up to 231 participants in Jerudong Beach; all working together towards a common goal, which is to keep the beaches of Brunei clean and safe, which benefits the local community.