Not all heroes put on capes — this specific one wields a pair of tongs and a trash bag in hand.
In a Fb put up uploaded by Ivan Choong on Tuesday (Sept 10), he shares an encounter he had with a Japanese man who was selecting up litter alongside the Boon Tiong Highway.
The person, referred to as Toshi, mentioned that he had wished to assist clear the litter as he discovered Singapore clear and inexperienced.
“I like this place,” he mentioned.
Toshi might need solely been in Singapore for 2 months, however the time spent right here was greater than sufficient for him to deal with the place as his residence.
The put up has since gotten four,200 shares on the time of writing.
Netizens had been filled with reward for Toshi’s actions, lots of whom attributed it to his tradition.
In any case, this isn’t the primary time the Japanese have been within the limelight for his or her thoughtful methods — followers cleared their rubbish after a match again in 2014 World Cup, then once more after a match in 2018 World Cup. The nationwide group additionally cleared out their locker rooms and left a thank you note in Russian.
Netizens went on to share their experiences of what they’ve executed of their efforts to save lots of the setting.
For tenderfoots searching for to do their half, there are many Fb teams that assist to organise clean-up actions. The Singapore Glove Project and Trash Hero Singapore are two such teams that often organise seaside clean-ups in Singapore.
Should you’re seeking to organise your individual clean-ups, the Singapore Hygiene Council has obtained a handy guide accessible too.
Certainly, we may all take a leaf out of Toshi’s e-book so let’s do our half to maintain our residence clear.