On the eve of the upcoming 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China, 35 volunteers participated in the "Protect the Ocean, Clean the Beach" event at the Meiyu Bay Beach of Sanya, Hainan, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on September 21, 2019. Socially responsible volunteers showcase through action what the famous quote from President Xi:"Green Mountains and Clear Water are equal to Mountains of Gold and Silver" means. This is a heartfelt meaningful gift from the citizens of Sanya to celebrate the 70th anniversary of China.

Volunteers came from local enterprises, residents and expatriates living and working in Sanya, including: 10 from Chenhai Aquatic Production, 3 from Sanya Intercontinental Hotel, 4 from Mengzhou International Fitness Center, 6 adults and 2 children from foreign families, 3 adults and 3 children from Chinese families, and 4 individual volunteers. Volunteers brought reusable bags, water and protective gear by themselves. Adults took their children to pick up the rubbish on the beach while explaining the harm of rubbish to the ocean and how to sort the rubbish. They implanted environmental awareness into their children's minds from an early age.

After 2 hours of cleaning, volunteers cleaned up and counted out 300 kg of garbage: more than 300 plastic bottles, more than 10 wine bottles, 4 fishing nets, 2 large bubbles, 4 bags of small bubbles, 4 bags and a big barrel of miscellaneous garbage. All garbage was transported to Sanya Intercontinental Hotel for sorting and centralized treatment.

Meiyu Bay legally became a public beach in 2016 and has become a haven for citizens. When you visit this beautiful secluded beach, you will see rocky outcrops, a sandy white beach and natural vegetation. Many locals relax here, practice Taiji and yoga, come for a picnic and have daily morning and afternoon strolls. This is truly a small piece of paradise where people can look at the sea and marvel at the beauty of Sanya.

Meiyu Bay is one of the beaches that volunteers always pay attention to. 51give center sincerely thanks the volunteers for creating a greener world and a better China with their love and positive attitude.

Thanks to HCham, Sanya Foreign Language School, all Meng Ya volunteer members, 51Give sponsors and media supporters. You made this happen!!!

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