Estoninan National TV show about the delegation of the President of Estonia on a state visit to Romania. The show introduces diplomacy, relations between countries, history and background of Romania. The show also concentrates on Let's Do It! movement in Romania (The Let's Do It! part starts at 16:42 minutes) Read more »
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