Kuna Yala GreenFees
PROJECT: Kuna Yala GreenFees
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Mission: To clean up and initiate “Green” techniques and
ideas in the disposal of the garbage that is
choking the Kuna Yala Islands in Panama.
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we began initial conferences with officials in
the San Blas, Panama, and started to outline the
first regional debris collection and “green”
disposal system. Local populations and tribe
cheifs have now enthusiastically embraced this
initial program to help clean the Caribbean
coastline and their homeland.
Save Our Seas
focus our efforts in the San Blas,
Panama, in Kuna Yala, one of the last
indigenous communities in the Caribbean. That
is why we have initiated Kuna Yala
a $5.00 eco tax to be collected from ALL
tourists visiting the area in which 100% of its
proceeds will go to providing a
No Plastic Planet
environment in Kuna Yala. We believe the San
Blas area has the potential to become a
symbol and an environmental example for the
Greenfees will then be go to:
Purchase of at least 600 55 gallon barrels
to be used as garbage bins on the 45 village
Purchase or lease of a flat bottom barge to
be used to collect garbage from one island
to the next and then finally to deliver it
to the mainland near Isla Carti where it
will be stored on land until it is taken to
Construction of a physical structure on the
mainland to house rubbish before it’s picked
up by a truck.
Organize local teams of “Dustbin Men” in
each village to regularly collect rubbish in
and around the villages and see that it gets
to the floating barge.
Purchase or lease of a garbage truck that
can then haul the rubbish off to the dump in
Commence environmental educational programs
in the local Kuna schools promoting Reduce,
Reuse and Recycle techniques.
We need your help.
Please donate to
this worthy cause.