More than 400 people including students lined up from Koronivia Road Junction to the Rewa Bridge, along the Kings Highway for the Roadside Campaign to mark World Environment Day and World Oceans Day today.
Founder of the Pacific Recycling Foundation Amitesh Deo says the event was organised by the Pacific Recycling Foundation and Waste Recyclers Fiji Limited.
He says this event allow the voices of young and old to come in solidarity and raise issues concerning the environment and the oceans.
He says students who took part in the campaign had their special messages saying on how to protect the environment and oceans.
He says the participants including the students gathered in a safe space and spoke out on the need to change our behaviour and mindset toward the way people are treating their environment and oceans.
Deo says all participants have taken the pledge to meet again next year at the same location to continue their advocacy towards best practices of waste management and recycling.
Students from Lelean Memorial School, Vunimono High School, Jai Narayan College, Nakaikogo Primary School and Dilkusha Girls School were part of the campaign.
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