Volunteer cleaning in Agiofyli beach Lefkada
There are tons of ways to improve environmental action all over the globe in order to improve both our living conditions and the survival of our planet.
Volunteer cleaning is one of the most popular ways that large groups of people are helping the planet to survive from the unconscious people who throw their garbage all around the place.
Smily and Lefkada-Rentals try to keep the beach clean
Smily and Lefkada-Rentals teamed up yesterday Tuesday, October 20th, 2022, to do a volunteer cleaning at Agiofyli beach and the parking area as well. Sadly, there was an unexpectedly big amount of garbage on the beach and in the wider area. Obviously, it is very important in these actions to have a large number of participants. People who will spend some of their free time doing something good for the island. Luckily, Smily and Lefkada-Rentals had a very big crew from all over the world that helped with willingness.Both actors being so beneficial to the vacation rental industry, they also realize their responsibility in regards to the impact on our island incured by tourism.
The two companies took the initiative to do a volunteer cleaning at Agiofyli beach and the parking area as well.With the support of VillasThalassa, a large property management company on the island, and Lefkas Airport Taxi, Smily and Lefkada-Rentals mobilized more than 30 person to clean up the beach of Agiofili.
In the span of an afternoon, they collectively collected over 100 litter bag of trash per person, it’s over 30 big trash bags that was removed from the beach, side walk and parking areas, leaving the area cleaned up back to it’s natural state.
The importance of the environment
The important thing to realize is that, each of us individually can become a volunteer who will not only make a difference, but will also bring the desired result so that we do not fill the planet with garbage and rubbish. We must act here and now to save the environment before it is too late.
“We are conscious that this action is just a small step to address a bigger problem, yet it helps all our teams to face the real impact of our daily work and keep being creative to find ways to solve these issues for good while already having a positive impact today.“ said Sebastien Grosjean, Founder and CEO of Smily
“I want this island to be as great as can be for everyone visiting but also living on it. This thought motivates me to volunteer on any actions that could help us to be better. Even the smallest action makes the difference and protects the environment. After all, this is the reflection of us.” said Anna Kaklamani, manager and director of Lefkada-Rentals
Keep the beaches “trash” free
The beaches, the alleys, the shops, and the hotel units say goodbye to a pretty good season, while at the same time preparing for a winter that for many is the most beautiful and quiet period of the year. Let’s all try to leave them clean for the next summer that we all are waiting for.
Smily and Lefkada-Rentals working together
Smily and Lefkada-Rentals are two of the biggest contributors to the vacation rental industry in Lefkada. Smily, created in 2009 in Sivota – Lefkada, is a partner to vacation rental owners and managers for an easy, safe and more profitable vacation rental business. In 2022, Smily facilitated the travel of over 1.6 million travelers all over the globe and has been nominated in 2021 by Airbnb, Booking.com and Expedia, the world-leading connectivity platform from the entire hospitality industry.