Thousands of Locals participate in the 34th International Coastal Cleanup at Doljo!
The Bellevue Resort has vowed to continually host green initiatives in hopes to move towards a cleaner and greener Bohol. After the success of the largest International Coastal Cleanup initiative in Bohol last 2018 and holding the first ever Plogging Event last March 2019; The Bellevue Resort, for the second time in a row hosted a clean-up in the Doljo Coast. The activity was done in partnership with Ocean Conservancy, Plastic Free Bohol, Scotty’s Action Sports Network Philippines, and the Municipality of Panglao.
On September 21, 2019, at seven o’clock in the morning, 2,651 volunteers from various local organizations, educational institutions, and private sectors gathered the beachfront to participate at The Bellevue Resort’s second run of the International Coastal Cleanup. Among the volunteers were 55 licensed divers who conducted a cleanup underwater. It was a wonderful sight to see as eager volunteers from different backgrounds, age, and status came together to participate in a movement that focuses on the preservation of the beautiful island of Bohol.
Volunteers were able to collect 2,300 kgs worth of non-biodegradable trash in the coastline and underwater. With the remarkable outcome of the event, the resort will continue to support the in the International Coastal Cleanup worldwide movement in the coming years.
The resort also hosted an environmental awareness and waste segregation talk after the cleanup to help further educate the members of the community of the importance of taking care of Mother Earth!
An Eco Fair was also held during at The Bellevue Resort during the International Coastal Cleanup 2019 which featured various eco-friendly products from our local partners in Bohol.
The movement was supported by 43 participating organizations and the management of The Bellevue Resort – Bohol would like to acknowledge the following sectors that chose to be was present last September 21, 2019 – Cristal e-College, Modala Resort and Moadto Strip, Barangay Doljo, GreAtMinds Leadership Academy, Biking Technical Vocational High School – Campus Ministry Student Catholic Action, Diocesan Commission on Youth, Diocese of Tagbilaran , CAAP Bohol-Panglao International Airport, Philippine Navy (Hukbong Dagat in Pilipinas), University of Bohol, Bohol Bankers Association, Toyota Tagbilaran City, BFP / Bureau of Fire Protection – Bohol, Holy Name University, Bohol Northwestern Colleges, Suzuki Raider Bohol, Municipality of Panglao, Civil Service Commission – Bohol, Royal Palms Dos, Bohol Raider150 United, Philippine National Police – Bohol, P&K Hue Dev’l Corp, Josie International Travels, Department of Tourism VII – Bohol Satellite Office, Rotary Club of Panglao Island, CPG Construction Corp, RHU Loboc, Spooks Troop, Beautiful horizon Inc, Sunlife of Canada, Doljo Elementary School, STEPS Missionary School, Bohol Casa Niño, Life Philippines Foundation, Mlhuiller Panglao, Eden Dive, Sol Dive, Castleking Dive, Lucky Clover Dive, Blue Revival Diving and the Philippine Coast Guard – Bohol.
The resort would also like to thank the following sponsors; Totes by Van and Ads and Prints Republiq for providing the giveaways and collaterals for the cleanup.
The Bellevue Resort it a recipient of the ASEAN Green Hotel Standard for 2018-2020 at the ASEAN Tourism Standard.