Children’s Day Beach Clean Prompts Solution Search

Plastic pollution is a worldwide issue that communities around the world are trying to tackle, but the amount of plastic waste on Ganne beach was a shock on Childrens’ Day (5/5) which led to a solution search. Here are some low-cost solutions which could be applied to destinations across Japan which would improve the appeal of the location to new residents and visitors.
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Ocean Clean-up Volunteering in Japan

Communities across the world are working together to create positive changes in the local environment- one easy way to do this is volunteering to take part in clean-up activities aimed at taking plastic waste out of the waterways. There are organized efforts happening across Japan in the warmer months and InboundAmbassador is organizing clean-ups each month in Hiroshima. If you are in the region, please join us!
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Disaster Volunteer Tourism

On July 6th, 2018 an unusual and devastating storm hit West Japan that brought the heaviest rainstorms, flooding, and landslides to towns that had never before been devastated by natural disasters. Many towns in Hiroshima and Okayama were particularly hard hit. Weeks after the disaster, some areas are still without running water, electricity or public transportation.
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