The state Govt embarked on a cleaning up Penang project dubbed “Gurney Drive Cleanup”, initiated by Pulau Tikus assemblyman, KoayTeng Hai and
Organised by JCI Bayan. More then 50 organisations such as Dell, Equator Academy of Art, KDU college participated in this event.
The state Government commended Dell for having the most participants attend the event.
The event was officiated by the state Local Government and Traffic Management Committee chairman, Chow Kon Yeong.
An estimate of 2000 people participated in this year’s event which has been running for four consecutive years since 2008.
The total weight of garbage collected was 3193 kg, out of this, the topmost 3 recorded are – 1. plastic bags, 2. wood and 3.styrofoam.
Video by Lim Boo Seng, Citizen Journalist