Lami Town council is organising a Clean Up campaign for its community on the 29th of March and will switch off all non essential lights between 8.00 - 9.00 pm.
The Western side of
Ms Preeya Leli, Lami Town Council Clerk/CEO said: "We are very much into the Earth Hour project and the council intends to not only observe this event, but also organise a community clean up campaign during the day."
"This is a community based programme and the Council together with the assistance from the Commonwealth Local Government Forum, Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Health will be carrying out this clean up."
"We will be sending out newsletters to all residents and businesses to inform them on what they can do and how they can assist in making this a success. We are also looking to making this event an annual one."
Lautoka is the second city in
Rohit Kumar, Lautoka Councilor said: “I was amazed when I was approached for Lautoka to be a part of this Earth Hour project. We have always considered ourselves to be environmentally friendly.”
“By adopting the Earth Hour Principles it would be a great step for people to achieve a green environment that is healthy.
“I believe that we are also the first city to sign up on the Ozone Depleting Substances-ODS. We monitor the companies and appliances are correctly labeled for producing these gases,” he said.