Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association
Established in 1969, the Keep the Archipelago Tidy Association (Pidä Saaristo Siistinä ry) is a Finnish environmental organisation for boaters and all those travelling in and around Finnish waterways. The Association serves the archipelago and coastal regions, as well as the network of lakes in the Finnish Lakeland region.
The task and aim
of the Association is to keep Finland’s coastlines and archipelago clean, and
to support opportunities for recreational boating and the enjoyment of all the
waterways in and around Finland. The activities of the Association are diverse and
concrete, from environmental maintenance tasks and educational work to national
and international project work.
The operations of the Association are divided into three distinct areas of activity:
- Environmental management
- Environmental communication
- Project work