Новости о подготовке всемирного субботника (in English)

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25 Май 2011
Let's get together 300 million people and clean up 100 million tons of waste! World Cleanup 2012
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Anita Bhargava believes in clean Delhi

Anita Bhargava
Anita Bhargava, an Indian woman who after living for 10 years in New York and California, returned to India. To be with her siblings and to make a difference. She has been a driving force behind cleanup actions in the capital, during which 125 locations were cleaned up. But these were pretty soon dirty again. So, she decided – India needs a different approach… Read more »

Upcoming events

May 20: The second wave of big cleanup in North Finland
May 21: Meeting possible leaders of East Coast cleanups and Ocean Concervancy in Washington D.C. (Rainer Nõlvak, Irmelin Hiie from Let's do it!)
May 25: IC Forum for Communication and Sustainability in Brasil. Presentation will be given by Rainer Nõlvak
May 29: Mikser festival in Serbia, Rainer Nõlvak will give a presentation
June 21: United Nation Forum, 5th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum in Bangkok. There will be a Let's do it! World workshop

Report from Congo: Let's clean the heart of Africa!

By Nara Petrovič: Kinshasa, the capital of DR Congo is a city of approximately 9 million people, most of them living in extreme poverty. It goes without saying that there is no system of waste handling, no landfills, no recycling facilities. Basically, the waste is everywhere. People aren't even noticing the waste; they have to first ensure their bare survival. Cleaning up the waste seems like a redundant luxury…
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406 or the long story, when the dream came true

On May 12, European Parliament announced the first adopted Written Declaration of the year 2011 — Declaration Nr. 3, signed by 406 MEPs who decided to give their support to World Cleanup 2012 and ask the Commission to enforce EU waste legislation. Julie Clancier, the moving force and magician behind that dream-come-true is sharing the backstage story about how it all came to happen.
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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. — Margaret Mead

7 billion — soon-to-be world population? No. An estimated number of cigarette butts ending up in Australian waterways, streets and parklands each year.

Recycling a single run of the Sunday New York Times would save 75,000 trees.

Leather shoes decompose in 25 to 40 years.

80% of what we produce is used once and discarded.

Every hour 24 million plastic bottles are wasted.