Kedah, Malaysia, December 22, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa in its continuous effort to build awareness on environmental initiatives organized it’s first Beach Clean Up Drive at Cenang Beach. With the aim to protect and preserve Cenang Beach, the resort’s management team gathered a cadre of staff and volunteers on 16th December 2011 from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm.
Mr. Christoph Voegeli, General Manager of Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Langkawi thanked each and every employee who volunteered to take part in the Cenang Beach Clean Up Day. He said, “This planned environmental campaign is a manifestation of Meritus Pelangi’s deep commitment to the community. Our goal for the Cenang Beach Clean Up is not only to pick up discarded plastic bags, cigarette buts or beverage cans hauled up from the beach but also to educate the public on the responsibility of keeping the surroundings clean by creating positive change for the environment.”
Meritus Pelangi’s Cenang Beach Clean Up Campaign seeks to promote and educate the general public of the importance of maintaining a clean environment, as well as to be responsible citizens when it comes to the disposal of wastes. Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Langkawi strongly believes in the importance of environmental initiatives that have direct impact on the community. The resort encourages companies and individuals to take part in this eco-friendly cause, helping to increase the level of awareness within the community.
Andrea Lynn Pereira, Marketing and Communications Manager enthused, “As members of the Clean Up The World Organization, Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Langkawi vows to make a difference by having community groups, schools, businesses and local government join us in carrying out community-based activities that addresses local environmental issues.”
Clean Up The World is a community based environmental campaign that inspires and empowers communities from every corner of the globe to clean up, fix up and conserve their environment. Now in it’s 19th year, Clean Up The World, held in conjunction with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), mobilises an estimated 35 million volunteers from 130 countries annually, making it one of the largest community-based environmental campaigns in the world. Clean Up The World is associated with the Department of Public Information of the United Nations and is supported by, and collaborates with, a range of partner organisations in various countries.