The idea for a waterfall cleanup came after our first visit to Gunung Pulai earlier in March of this year. We fell in love with the Gunung due to its proximity to Singapore (45mins drive) and good food in the town of Kulai, just 15 mins away. The tranquility of the forest reserve and its undulating terrain make it a perfect spot to have a morning workout.
We were also disturbed to see in the midst of the beautiful, cascading Pulai falls a depressing sight: litter strewn all around. Used pampers, broken glasses, and leftover food boxes were not packed out to preserve the site. There were no maintenance capabilities from the local environmental office to remove the litter either. [Read more…]