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Tuesday 27 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Using fabric bags and kato ‘oa (coconut woven baskets) as alternatives to single use plastics is the aim of a No Pelesitiki Campaign launched in Tonga on November 26, with the support of Queen Nanasipau‘u.
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Friday 2 September 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Litterers will be fined in a new regulation that came into effect in May this year aimed to keep our environment clean by changing the way people dispose of their rubbish and penalizing those who do not do the right thing.
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Saturday 18 June 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Work on the new Tongatapu land-fill Rubbish Dump, officially started on June 15 with the signing of $460,000 working contract by John Gildea for the Solid Waste Management Project and Sione Tafolo of the Tafolo Quarry.
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Friday 1 October 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pohiva said that if Ministers could not solve this small problem of plastics and diapers what were they capable of solving? From the House, Minute No. 51, Tuesday September 28, 2004.
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Friday 1 October 2004

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dozens of volunteers who went out last weekend as part of the Clean Up the World Day, believe that Tonga needs to clean up its act because there is an awful lot more rubbish out there to pick up - they were overwhelmed by it and some groups ran out of bags.
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Friday 17 September 2004
Houmakelikao, Tonga
Joining the Clean up the World weekend, the Nuku'alofa Hash House Harriers started early last evening at Houmakelikao.
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Wednesday 15 September 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tackling the problem of mindless littering, this weekend 16-18 September, more than 500 volunteers from Tongatapu youth groups will clean up beaches and villages in Houma, Hoi, 'Anana, Ha'ateiho, Veitongo, Vaini, Holonga, Kolonga, Lapaha, Lavengatonga and Navutoka. In other island groups 10 youth groups will clean up Ha'apai, 'Eua, and Vava'u villages as part of an international coastal cleanup called "Clean Up the World".
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Wednesday 7 April 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has a big rubbish problem and prosecuting careless people who throw rubbish in public places is the solution, believes the Director of the Ministry of Environment, Uilou Samani.
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