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Tons of waste collected during “Clean Up”

MARIGOT: A “Clean Up” of the island gathering 12 districts was organized last Sunday by Initiative Saint Martin Active on the occasion of its 20th anniversary.

The following 12 districts were mobilized: Agrément / Hameau du pont, Baie Lucas / Quartier d’Orléans, Baie Nettlé, Baie Orientale public, Concordia, Cul-de-Sac, Friar’s Bay, Front de Mer / Marigot, Grand-Case / Happy Bay, Le Galion, Saint James and Sandy Ground

Teams of 6 people were formed, in order to respect social distancing protocols. The action gathered more than 200 participants.

More than 18 tons of waste was collected.

At the end of the clean up, breakfast was offered and the prize giving ceremony took place on the Galion beach.

Initiative Saint Martin Active would like to thank their partners of this action:

The Prefecture, the Collectivité de Saint Martin, the Conservatoire du Littoral, the Nature Reserve, the local press, the radios 101. 50, Youth Radio, and SOS RADIO, Dauphin Telecom, Cepac Caisse d’Epargne, C2D Consulting, ZEPIN association, Karibuni Restaurant in Pinel, Les C5, Adèle et Gabrielle, Office Fourniture, Grand Maison, Wind Surf, Clean SXM, SXM VERDE, DHL, all the volunteers and especially Jean Marc A, Karine A, David R, Rosan M, and Gaëlle’s little pots!

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