OCBC Bank volunteers clear 1,500kg of litter from Pasir Ris Beach

SINGAPORE - Some 400 volunteers from OCBC Bank and its subsidiaries, Bank of Singapore and Great Eastern Holdings, helped clear litter from more than 3km of Pasir Ris Beach on Saturday morning(April 23).

They collected more than 1,500kg of trash in 2 hours, including 64 fishing gear items, 958 bottles and utensils, and 1,755 pieces of plastic, glass, foam and balloons.

The event, held to coincide with World Recycle Week, was the first of the bank's projects planned for this year to conserve nature and recycle available resources.