NEWS: Mongolians celebrated the CleanUp with a ceremony at the Holy River

15/09/2018 Today 7,000 people participated in cleaning up Mongolia. An unexpected celebration broke out at the sacred river Tuul with people dancing and rejoicing. The Governor´s Office of UlaanBaatar, the National Recycling Association and JCI Mongolia joined their forces to clean the country on the global World Cleanup Day. About 7,000 people were expected to […]

15/09/2018

Today 7,000 people participated in cleaning up Mongolia. An unexpected celebration broke out at the sacred river Tuul with people dancing and rejoicing.

The Governor´s Office of UlaanBaatar, the National Recycling Association and JCI Mongolia joined their forces to clean the country on the global World Cleanup Day. About 7,000 people were expected to collect 2,250 tons of garbage from an area of 80,000 square kilometres. The exact numbers will be revealed after the weekend. The organizers were happy with the results as the global cleanup campaign raised the environmental awareness among the dispersed population. Members of government were amongst the cleaners – The Minister of Environment & Tourism, the Minister of Education, as well as Ulaanbaatar’s represenative council, the Mayor´s Office and the Minister of Science and Sports.

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World Cleanup Day events can be followed through the homepage www.letsdoitworld.org. The 24-hour, non-stop World Cleanup Live Show will cover the cleanups across the globe. The show is hosted by Irish TV presenter and producer Colm Flynn and TV presenter Zihlo Ndlovu from Zimbabwe and will be broadcast from Tallinn, Estonia. It will be aired via the World Cleanup Day website https://www.worldcleanupday.org/and also via Facebook and YouTube channels.

The year 2018 marks 100 years since the founding of the Republic of Estonia. World Cleanup Day 2018 is Estonia’s biggest gift to the world on its 100th anniversary. More information about the centenary events can be found at www.EV100.ee

More information:

Website:  www.worldcleanupday.org

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/worldcleanupday2018/

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/letsdoitworld

Tiina Urm, Head of Communication

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