Colas Sponsor Beach Cleaning Event
Sat, 14 Mar 2015
As a member of the Manx Wildlife Trust, Colas was contracted to
see if it was in a position to help sponsor a local beach cleaning
event and provide prizes towards a children's art competition. The
purpose of the event was to highlight the problems caused by
marine litter and, in particular, to encourage members of the
public to reduce the number of plastic carrier bags that they use.
At the event held at Port St Mary Town Hall children were asked to
produce a design for a logo which can be used on a reusable bag.
Prizes were then to be awarded to the three best designs and the
overall winner's design will be produced on a reusable bag.
The prize packs include gift vouchers for the Wildlife Trust
gift shop, plus a range of Colas branded goodies such as a sandwich
bag, drinks bottle and a children's high visibility vest.
Commercial Marketing Director Ian Dunbar was also asked to be a
judge on the panel that helped decide which design will go forward
to be used on the bags.
Ian Dunbar at the event stated, "The way everyone interacts with
the environment, whether it be in a social or a working capacity,
has a direct impact on the future of the Island. So, Colas
were only too happy to help provide support to this project and
ensure that the future of the Island lies in safe hands."