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NCB, UTech clean Port Royal beach

Published:Thursday | April 27, 2017 | 4:00 AM
The NCB Volunteer Corps made up of staff from the NCB Group of Companies, NCB Scholars and students from the Faculty of Science and Sports at the University of Technology Jamaica (UTech), took part in a clean-up project carried out jointly by the NCB Foundation and UTech, at the Port Royal Beach. It is part of a larger initiative to protect marine life and rehabilitate the shorelines. More than 70 bags of waste were collected at this site and disposal was handled by the National Solid Waste Management Authority. In addition to prioritising cleanliness, the drive aims to create more opportunities for youth and other demographics to volunteer and become ambassadors for the environment. The N.C.B. Foundation donation of $100,000 was made to the initiative which supplements the Agency's tight budget