8 Regencies and 1 City To Join Forces On 21 September 2019

Suksma Bali, a nonprofit organization majoring in tourism and hospitality industry in Bali will lead World Clean Up Day on 21 September 2019. Clean up activities will take place simultaneously in 8 regencies and 1 city in Bali.

Agus Suananda, CHA, Chairman of World Clean Up Bali Province 2019 said, “In order to awaken the consciousness of our society towards cleanliness in Bali, Suksma Bali has organized a simultaneous clean up where 8 regencies and 1 city will join forces on 21st September 2019 for a cleaner, healthier Bali. The aim is merely to lead by example, to celebrate the essence of cleanliness, to respect and thank Mother Nature that has provided us with such wonderful natural wealth,”

Teaming up with Bali’s tourism stakeholders such as GIPI, PHRI IHGMA, BHA, BVA, UHA, UHSA and other non-governmental organizations as well as nature activists, Suksma Bali has scheduled for the cleanup to take place from 7 am to 9 am on Saturday, 21st September 2019 in all 8 regencies in Bali as well as Denpasar as the main city.

It is Suksma Bali’s goal for a clean Bali that is free from trash, in the hopes that Mother Nature will smile again on this paradise island.

ABOUT SUKSMA BALI

Suksma Bali is derived from the Balinese word which means ‘Thank You’. Suksma Bali is built on the philosophy of thanking Bali Island for providing such a wonderful livelihood to its society. Through Suksma Bali, both tourism and non-tourism sectors will work together to further consolidate and strengthen their relationship with the society of Bali. Through Suksma Bali, both sectors are also expected to always be aware of the strategic function and fundamental role of the Balinese culture. Suksma Bali is the epitome of significant support to the culture, environment and the entire of the Balinese community. With Suksma Bali, both Balinese and all of Bali residents from different backgrounds are expected to remain and continue to live harmoniously. Suksma Bali is chaired by I Gusti Agung Ngurah Darma Suyasa, CHA.

ABOUT WORLD CLEAN UP DAY

A goal that crosses borders and defies religious and cultural differences. World Cleanup Day is one of the biggest civic movements of our time, uniting 157 countries across the world for a cleaner planet. World Cleanup Day on 15 September 2018 united 18 million people across 157 countries and territories for the biggest waste collection day in human history. An epic 36-hour green wave of cleanups across the globe – beginning in New Zealand and travelling around the world before ending in Hawaii.

In Bali, Suksma Bali helped to organize the 2018 World Cleanup Day. The event was held on 15 September 2018 involving 27,000 participants across the island. The next World Cleanup Day will take place on 21 September 2019. On that day volunteers and partners will come 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 coming together. Its beauty lies in cooperation and collaboration: building bridges between disparate communities, and including all levels of society – from citizens to business, and the government.

Learn more at www.worldcleanupday.org

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