The Gros Islet Secondary, the Corinth Secondary School and the Marchand Combined School took part in a beach education and action project organized by Peace Corps Volunteers and the National Conservation Authority. The schools designed trash bins that will be used on various beaches on the island.
The idea for the conservation bins to be placed at various beaches on the island was conceptualized by the peace corps volunteers in conjunction with the National Conservation Authority and conservations clubs at various schools. The authority called on the public to make proper use of the bins
This is part of a beach education and action project undertaken by the Peace Corps Volunteers in collaboration with the students to help them learn more about the environment and take responsibility for its preservation. The bins were designed by the Gros Islet secondary, Marchand Combined and Corinth secondary schools
The St. Lucia National Trust also came on board
The organizers say several businesses including Massy Stores and Harris Paints supported the venture