Month: December 2018

Taiwan Environmental Initiative 2018 Recap

Taiwan Adventure Outings events in 2018 accounted for over 7 tons of trash collected from Taiwan's beaches and forests. Taiwan Adventure Outings loves the outdoors. We hike, we camp, we climb high mountains, we search for wildlife at night. We generally love exploring Taiwan and all its beauty. It's important, and we do so often. We ask ourselves what we can do to ensure Taiwan's environment, ecosystem, and our "playgrounds" will…

Shifen-Sky Lantern-Cleanup

TAO Shifen Sky Lantern Cleanup

Cleaning up sky lanterns in Taiwan is unique because you don’t go to the trash, the trash comes to you. Last week, the TAO family went to Pingxi to help the residents pick up fallen lanterns just outside the well-known Shifen Old Street. The Pingxi area is famous for its sky lanterns that are most popular during the months of February and March. Residents come from around the world to…