Zonta Club of Colombo III commemorates United Nations Day with beach cleaning

In commemorating the United Nations (UN) Day, the Zonta Club of Colombo III, Sri Lanka, had a beach cleaning event. The club took it upon itself to take action to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development as per goal no.14 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The club partnered with Parle Sri Lanka and the Z Club of Colombo to clean the highly patronized and polluted "Kingross beach" on 23 October. Despite a looming storm, they were determined to pick up every plastic and non-biodegradable material off the coast. In the end, more than 200 kg of trash were collected.