Wednesday 16 October 2019

Junior Chambers Ireland in Fingal play part in Clean Up Day

Keira Keogh, National President of JCI
Keira Keogh, National President of JCI

JCI Ireland participated in World Clean Up Day and Leave No Trace Ireland once again and took to the beaches and streets to tackle the global challenge of rubbish at a local level, including right here in Fingal.

The very first World Cleanup Day became the biggest waste collection day in human history.

Volunteers and partners worldwide again came together to rid our planet of trash - cleaning up litter and mismanaged waste from our beaches, rivers, forests, and streets.

World Cleanup Day harnesses the power of everyday people to achieve incredible things by joining together. It's beauty lies in cooperation and collaboration: building bridges between disparate communities, and including all levels of society - from citizen to business, to government.

JCI Fingalmet at the beach at Malahide Train Station and Malahide Tidy Towns provided gloves, litter pickers and bags.

Keira Keogh, National President of JCI Ireland says: 'The age old saying that many hands make light work was never truer than in the case of rubbish in our community. Taking part in clean ups over the past two years has demonstrated to me first hand that when

'a few people come together for an hour to pick up rubbish, a beach or a park can be transformed back to its natural beauty.

'This project is a true example of thinking globally, but acting locally.'

Fingal Independent