Kuta Community Beach Clean Up #1 6th February 2016

On the morning of the 6th and Ketut and I were up along Kuta Beach for the first beach clean up of the 2016 wet season series. Not a bad turn up either for a sultry Saturday morning with around 30+ volunteers turning up in our group. I was the only foreigner who turned up in our crew. We managed to strip the beach of all rubbish for a good 400yrds within the hour. An … [Read more...]

Battle for Bali

Founder and CEO of ROLE Bali, a non-profit humanitarian organization whose aim is to improve the education, well-being and self reliance of people living in underprivileged circumstances, whilst ensuring environmental resilience and sustainability. Where were you born and raised? I went to school in Queensland. I left school at sixteen and worked for the National Bank … [Read more...]

QUIKSILVER CLEANS UP WITH BIG BALI ECO WEEKEND

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA – June 26th, 2014 – Quiksilver's environmentally-friendly roots took center stage in Bali, Indonesia this weekend through the Big Bali Eco Weekend. Through a multitude of events, and in collaboration with Coca-Cola and Garuda, Quiksilver raised awareness for clean Bali beaches, protecting the environment and local turtles, along with promoting sustainable … [Read more...]

Beach Clean Up April 19 to Celebrate Earth Day

To honor and support Earth Day (April 22), we want to rally our trash fighting troops for the final Beach Clean Up of the season on Saturday April 19, at 7am. We’ve had hundreds of people join in our Beach Clean Ups over the last couple of months, and we hope to see our biggest turn out yet this Saturday! Tell your friends and family and lets all join together to make a … [Read more...]

April 5th Community Beach Clean Up

As a post Nyepi Day reminder that Mother Nature will always have a few tricks up her sleeve, an early morning torrential downpour hit Kuta Beach just minutes before the Saturday morning April 5th Beach Clean Up was to begin. Luckily, it only lasted a few minutes and soon after a rainbow appeared over the ocean as if to bless the 125+ strong crew from Quiksilver, Harris … [Read more...]

Bali’s Beach Cleanup Effort to Continue on April 5th and April 19th as Rainy Season Winds Down

In addition to being the start of a Balinese New Year, Nyepi Day is also the signal that the rainy season in Bali will be coming to an end. Bali's local community members want to welcome this New Year by making sure the beaches are clean for everybody to enjoy. Members of Bali's beach side communities will be doing two more Beach Clean Ups, on April 5th and April 19th … [Read more...]

Bali community joins together to keep Bali’s beaches clean…

It was another Big Day in our fight against the trash that is trying to take over Bali’s beaches. On the 22nd March, hundreds of dedicated volunteers showed up at Kuta Beach and Jimbaran Beach to clean up the rubbish that is threatening Bali’s reputation as the “Island of the Gods.” On the west side of the island, almost 200 volunteers from Quiksilver (30), Coca-Cola … [Read more...]

March Community Beach Cleanup

Dear All First, a big THANK YOU to all those that came out on March 9th and helped us clean up the beaches of Kuta, Legian and Kedonganan (Jimbaran)! But there is still more work to be done, so will be doing it all over again this Saturday, March 22nd…please come out and join us. The rainy season may be nearing the end, but there is still trash washing up on the beach … [Read more...]

Project Clean Uluwatu / Local Community

OFFICIAL HANDOVER R.O.L.E. Foundation successfully starts up, manages and hands over Eco Surf Rescue Uluwatu to Project Clean Uluwatu / local community. Project Summary Background The Local Uluwatu Balinese Community of around 5,000 people is depending on the Uluwatu Surf break and surrounding area through surfing tourism to support their livelihood. There are … [Read more...]

Bali Beach Clean Up – March 9th

People really do care about cleaning up Bali’s beaches! The proof was seen on March 9th Sunday morning, 7 am to be exact, as more than 50 participants chose come down to Kuta Beach and pick up a whopping 240 kg’s of trash off the sand instead of sleeping in, displaying an impressive level of commitment to the on-going crusade of keeping Bali’s beaches clean. The Sunday … [Read more...]