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ECCT beach cleaning in Kaohsiung


Over 200 ECCT members teamed up representatives of the Kaohsiung City Government and the Ocean Affairs Council (OAC) to clean up a stretch of beach in Kaohsiung. It was the ECCT's second beach cleaning event this year but the first time in Southern Taiwan. Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai and OAC Secretary General Liu Kuo-lieh took part in the beach cleaning activity at Chijin Beach together with officials from the city government and the OAC. The event was arranged by the ECCT's Southern Taiwan committee.


At the start of the morning, the ECCT CEO, Mayor Chen and Secretary General Liu made opening remarks. The event was also attended by representatives from the media.


Participants spent the morning picking up rubbish from the beach. Thanks to their efforts, 200 kilograms of rubbish was collected.


Representing the Southern Taiwan committee at the beach cleaning was Kuo Yi-Chang. ECCT member companies participating included BASF Taiwan, JERA Energy Taiwan, TÜV Rheinland Taiwan, Enercon and Suez NWS.


Accompanying Mayor Chen from the Kaohsiung City Government were Chou Ling-wen, Director of the Tourism Bureau, Chang Jui-hun, Director of the Environmental Protection Bureau and Chen Yi-fang, Secretary-General of the Tourism Bureau. Joining OAC Secretary-General Liu was Huang Hsiang-wen, Director-General of the OAC's Ocean Conservation Administration.