Region: 
Balkans
Name of the country team: 
Let's do it! Romania
Contact e-mail: 
romania [at] letsdoitworld [dot] org

Ionut Iordachescu

LDIR 2013 coordinator

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Anamaria Hancu

Communications

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Anca Banita

Communications

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Andrei Cosuleanu

Fundraising

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Alina Stochita

HR

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Radu Rusu

Network

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Geo Atreides

IT

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Luciana Petroiu

Cleanup day

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All cleanups

Timesort icon Cleanup project name Region within the country Actual number of volunteers
29.06.2014 (All day) Let's Do It, Danube!
28.09.2013 (All day) Let's Do It! Romania 200000
29.09.2012 (All day) Let´s Do It, Timis! Timiș 2853
12.05.2012 (All day) Let's do it! Romania 182000
24.09.2011 (All day) The National Cleaning Day - Let's Do It, Romania! 250000
25.09.2010 (All day) Let's Do It, Romania! 200000


Media coverage in other channels

oradetimis.oradestiri.ro - Wed, 16/04/2014
National Administration "Romanian Waters" becomes strategic partner "Let's Do It, Danube!" Event which will result in cleaning of the Danube even the International Day of the river, on 29 June 2014. After working in the four seasons national day of cleaning, the team Let's Do It, Romania! performing first project Let's Do It, Danube! together with A.N. "Romanian Waters". Read more »
ziarulactualitatea.ro - Tue, 11/02/2014
130 representatives of environmental organizations from 40 countries discussed the future of global movement Let's Do It! during internaţionaleClean World 2014 conference held in Kosovo between 6 and 9 February. Read more »
debanat.ro - Thu, 06/02/2014
Romanians go to Kosovo to save the environment. Clean World Conference, organized by the "Let's Do It!" Largest movement of social involvement and environmental protection in the world meet in Pristina, 120 representatives from 40 countries. Read more »


News

31.07.2014 Huffington Post: Romanian NGO on their way to Guinness book for building the largest plastic bottles bridge in Timisoara »
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.
28.06.2014 Let’s Do It! has taken action to solve the massive plastic debris problem in the Danube »
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.


World Cleanup 2012

Cleanup project: Let´s Do It, Timis! – 29.09.2012 (All day)
Contact: [email protected]
Timiș
Actual number of volunteers: 2853
Amount of waste collected: 450 m3
Short overview
The event was organized by EcoStuff Romania
Organizing
Structure. There are 6 members in the core team. We have organised LDI in Timis county since 2010. In May 2012 we created EcoStuff Romania as an NGO.
Finance. Sponsorship
Partners. Continental Automotive and Frigoglass provided us with money and two smaller local companies Fast Point and Florimpex-Tim who provided us with the bags.
Volunteers. 2853 volunteers, 33 city administrations, 16 NGOs, 45 schools, 12 companies
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.
Waste
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
Short overview
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.
Organizing
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

Some lovely story from the cleanup day

http://www.facebook.com/LetsDoItRO Dr. Stefan Ionut Buciuc stefan [dot] buciuc [at] letsdoitromania [dot] ro



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