16 Oct 2016 (Sun) 10am ‑ noon (2 hours)
Lantau Island, Hong Kong
free
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Because of work and education opportunities, most people have left Tai O for urban areas and Tai O is now inhabited by mostly the elderly so cleaning up the entire fishing village is no easy task. We hope that volunteers will come and join our cleaning event – please see the details below. We would appreciate your help very much.

Time: 10 a.m. – 12 noon (registration starts at 9:30 a.m.)
Place: The concourse outside Tai O Rural Committee on Kat Hing Back Street (near Kwan Tai Temple)

What to bring/wear: water, sunblock, hat, shoes with a thick sole
Tools provided: hard labour gloves and plastic bags

How to get to Tai O:
i) take MTR to Tung Chung Station and catch no. 11 bus
ii) take Central Ferry to Mui Wo on Lantau Island and catch no. 1 bus

Participating parties:
Marine Department
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
Environmental Protection Department
Green Council
Hong Kong Cleanup
Tai O Heritage Hotel
YWCA (Tai O Community Work Office)
Friends of Lantau
Tai O villagers

Enquiries: 2882 3390 (Irene Flanhardt) 6443 4812 (Lau King-cheung)
Disclaimer: Participants should be responsible for their own safety in the course of cleaning up and collecting rubbish. We will not be liable for any damages or injuries caused. Thank you.