Housing Development Corporation has partnered with Parley Maldives and installed plastic collection bins on Hulhumalé beach with the aim of reducing the plastic footprint of Hulhumalé.
The bins have been installed in the following locations:
Neighbourhood 1 – in front of Kicks Café
Neighbourhood 2 – in front of Spice Café
Neighbourhood 3 – in front of Revethi Guesthouse
Parley AIR (Avoid, Intercept, Redesign) is the strategy of Parley For The Ocean that they hope will end the fast-growing threat of marine plastic pollution.
They believe plastic is a design failure, one that can only be solved by reinventing the material itself. To create change, they want to stop producing more plastic right away and use up-cycled marine plastic waste instead, in which quest they say that “Everyone Has A Role to Play.”
The amount of microplastic pollution in waters around the Maldives is amongst the highest in the world and has the potential to severely impact marine life in shallow reefs and threaten the livelihoods of island communities.