4-6 October 2019 – This IIB CSR Saving Paradise: International Coastal Cleanup event at Pulau Pemanggil Johor by Iskandar Investment Berhad is the 3rd program from IIB and this year in collaboration Taman Laut Mersing, besides take charge of the collections of waste, iCycle been given a slot to give awareness talk title; “The Secret of Waste” by Khairul to the IIB staff. VIP was Datuk Akmal Ahmad, COO of IIB and Bahrinah Bt Bahrain, Pengarah Taman Laut Cawangan Mersing.
Through the event, we successfully collect 573 kg amount of waste which include item for recycle, general waste and ghost net from underwater dive. The beach cleanup activities held at Kg Buau and Kg. Sulit along 4km beach, shows that plastic waste is among the waste that scattered around the beach which contaminated the ocean and the marine life. Ghost net alone which pull out from the sea weighted more than 90 kilos. Being a marine conservation issue, this ghost net, besides being a deadliest as well threatened the corals and marine life where they can be trapped, entangled, or suffocated.