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By Cosmin Gheorge, Huffington PostEdited by Meelika Hirmo, Head of Public Relations & Communication of Let's Do iI! World Ecostuff Romania, which is also the initiator of Let's Do It! actions in Timisoara, is making history building a Guinness Book (hopefully!) worthy bridge made out of plastic bottles.
Let's Do It! Romania is leading an unique project called "Let's Do It! Danube" to address and solve the problem of massive plastic pollution in the Danube river. It has been reported, that plastic debris in the Danube outnumbers fish larvae.
Logistics. Transportation of the garbage was organised by the companies that usually do that for the city. There was a meeting with the environmental supervisors of every city in our county. We asked them to arrange (and they did) the garbage to be picked up and transported.
Short overview of mapping. Close to the every city and few recreation areas we did not map garbage point, but in the larger areas about 40%
Cleaned garbage points: 33
Estimated amount of garbage: 1100 m3
Waste handling. Everything went to sorting and then recycling
Waste types. Mostly plastic, about 70%
Cleanup project: Let's do it! Romania – 12.05.2012 (All day)
Actual number of volunteers: 182000
Amount of waste collected: No information
12 May 2012" Viitorul in Zori"" ONG, in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment
300 000 bags of trash was collected. All 41 departments of the country participated. Recycling rate - 37% of the trash bags were directed to the recycling centers
Situation before the cleanup
Far too many illegal dumpsites, especially in the rural area.
Structure. The organization was created for the 2011 cleanup. There were 3 PMs and 50 people in the coreteam
Finance. Voluntary work from the organizers + sponsoring from companies. We had a special fundraising department.
Partners. Authorities - with connexion, logistics and people
Volunteers. Around 450 organizers
Waste handling. 37% - recycling companies 63% - landfills