National Capital District Commission.

Over 12,000kg of rubbish collected from cleanup campaign

The cleanup campaign ran for five weeks from October 17 to November 20.

It was aimed to raise awareness on pollution and the impacts of plastic on the marine and coastal environment.

The initiative saw 37 different groups involved in the voluntary cleanup with 37 cleanup activities and also involved 29 presentations and community engagement and awareness.

The campaign is an initiative of the Sustainable Coastlines PNG (SCPNG) in partnership with the National Capital District Commission.