'Litter' goes a long way for family of volunteers on National Day

Caleb Teo, with his wife, Shu Yi Ping and their three sons (from left) Isaiah Teo, Zechariah Teo and Jedidiah Teo. The family were among 200 volunteers who combed the periphery of the parade and reminded the public to bin their trash properly.
Caleb Teo, with his wife, Shu Yi Ping and their three sons (from left) Isaiah Teo, Zechariah Teo and Jedidiah Teo. The family were among 200 volunteers who combed the periphery of the parade and reminded the public to bin their trash properly.PHOTO: NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT AGENCY

SINGAPORE - While many Singaporeans spent Friday evening (Aug 9) watching the National Day Parade (NDP) on television, the Teo family chose to celebrate the nation's birthday by doing good for the environment.

The family of five were among 200 volunteers from the Lions Club of Singapore Mandarin and the Singapore Scout Association who combed the periphery of the parade and reminded the public to bin their trash properly.

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