300 take part in clean-up

ABU DHABI — An estimated 300 people participated in a campaign to clean up Abu Dhabi's Mina Port (fishermen's wharf) organised as part of the Clean-up the World Week held recently.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Fri 29 Sep 2006, 9:48 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 1:54 PM

The ambassadors of Japan and Australia were working shoulder to shoulder with volunteers from private firms and social centres as well as fishermen and students.

The campaign increased the awareness of the issue among the community members and people from different cultures mingled with each other to make the drive for a cleaner Abu Dhabi a success.

The types of trash collected included empty bottles, plastic bags, food waste, dead fish, general plastic items (specially plastic cups), wood, netting and rope.

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