Let’s do it Kosovo - clean-up day

Publication: 
NOA
Country: 
Kosovo
Description: 
New Opportunities for Agriculture has been a part of the cleaning day “Let’s do it - Kosovo” that took place on 24th of May. Ten people participated from our staff. They helped clean a part of Batllava Lake.

CYEN receives corporate support for 'Let's do it St. Lucia'

Publication: 
The Voice SLu
Country: 
Saint Lucia
Description: 
The international action to rid the world of illegal waste is being spare headed locally by CYEN as ‘Let’s Do It St. Lucia’. The island wide cleanup which is scheduled to take place Sunday July 29th this year has caught the attention of corporate St. Lucia.

Cleanup project moved to June

Author: 
Steve Goodwin
Publication: 
The Pictou Advocate
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
Go Clean Get Green has added a new dimension. Pictou County’s annual spring cleanup project has partnered with Pictou County Solid Waste and with a provincial initiative called Clean Across Nova Scotia and confirmed the move last Wednesday during its official 2012 launch at the North Nova Education Centre in New Glasgow.

Talking garbage in Port Williams

Author: 
Wendy Elliott
Publication: 
Kings County Advertiser/Register
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
“Nova Scotia is the best place on earth to be and still we have so much garbage,” Neil Bailey said. Clean Nova Scotia has a new program lined up to sweep the province June 8 and 9. Clean Across Nova Scotia is the first of its kind on the continent. Bailey, who is the coordinator, was in Port Williams recently to speak to the seventh annual Clean Nova Scotia information session.

Volunteers gear up for N.S. garbage picker-upper

Author: 
Clare Mellor
Publication: 
The Chronicle Herald
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
About 25,000 Nova Scotia volunteers are expected to take part in a clean sweep of the province in June. Clean Nova Scotia is expanding its Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up program this year to include a massive pickup of garbage across the province on June 8 and 9. The new cleanup program is called Clean Across Nova Scotia.

Cross Nova Scotia clean-up launches at The Hub today

Author: 
Bethany Horne
Publication: 
OpenFile
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
We've had conversations lately about illegal dump sites in HRM and the lack of trash cans throughout the city, but who's hosting the conversation about cleaning all this garbage up? Well, the Clean Across Nova Scotia clean-up, intersecting with a global movement, is launching today at 5:30 at The Hub.

Rag pickers, locals join hands to clean up Kathmandu

Publication: 
Gorkhapata
Country: 
Nepal
Description: 
Likewise, Green Action, Let’s Do It Nepal, is organizing a clean-up campaign in Kathmandu on the occasion of the World Environment Day on June 5. This event is also a continuation of a global movement called "World Clean-up 2012" launched by Let’s Do It Foundation of which Green Action, Let’s Do it Nepal is a member, a press statement issued by Green Action said.

Economist: Collecting global garbage. Effluence of affluence

Publication: 
Economist
Description: 
“GARBOLOGY” is a word popularised (and possibly coined) by A.J. Weberman, a writer and activist whose credo was “you are what you throw away”. He made his name by rifling through Bob Dylan’s rubbish in search of insights into the singer’s soul, only to conclude—after trawling through used nappies, ripped-up fan mail and veterinary bills—that the fabled crooner was a pampered, middle-class family man, even in his heyday.

AFP: Global cyber anti-garbage drive aims to muster millions

Publication: 
AFP
Country: 
Estonia
Country: 
Russia
Description: 
Cyber-environmentalists said Thursday they aim to mobilise millions of people around the world for a mass waste clean-up, saying they had to step in because governments had failed to do so.

Iniciativa limpa Portugal a 24 de março

Publication: 
‎TVNET
Country: 
Portugal
Description: 
"Mãos à Obra! Limpar Portugal" já vai na terceira edição e apela ao trabalho voluntário de limpeza de lixeiras ilegais do nosso país.

George Mason student maps illegal dump sites in Fairfax County

Author: 
Gregg MacDonald
Publication: 
Washington Post
Country: 
United States
Description: 
When Olivier Giron took a trip to Peru’s Machu Picchu, known as “The Lost City of the Incas,” in 2010, it changed his life. At an elevation of nearly 8,000 feet, the ancient city had a modern surprise in store for Giron. Hundreds of large, plastic bags full of garbage had been illegally dumped there.

Korak do čistejšega okolja

Publication: 
‎Demokracija
Country: 
Slovenia
Description: 
Slabih 232 tisoč prostovoljcev po 207 občinah je preteklo soboto znova čistilo Slovenijo. Kršiteljem, ki mnogokrat ostanejo neznani, pa tudi pristojnim institucijam pri pripravi nove okoljske zakonodaje je akcija znova nastavila ogledalo.

В преддверии «Всемирной уборки-2012» в Уфе состоятся масштабные гражданские субботники

Author: 
Галина Бахшиева
Publication: 
‎БАШИНФОРМ
Country: 
Russia
Description: 
В преддверии предстоящей «Всемирной уборки-2012: давайте сделаем это!» («Let’s Do It! World Cleanup 2012») 15 мая в 25 местах башкирской столицы состоятся гражданские субботники.

Армении присоединилась к экодвижению «Let’s do it! World»

Publication: 
Aysor
Country: 
Armenia
Description: 
Армения присоединится к всемирному экологическому движению «Let’s do it! World», в рамках которой 25 сентября пройдет акция по сбору мусора в лесных массивах и на территориях историко-культурных памятников во всех областях страны. Об этом сообщил президент Ассоциации молодых биологов Армении Арсен Гаспарян.

Pobudniki projekta Očistimo Slovenijo 2012: Slovenija pripravljena na čistilno akcijo!

Publication: 
Si21
Country: 
Slovenia
Description: 
Včeraj je v prostorih Galerije na Gospodarskem razstavišču potekala še zadnja novinarska konferenca pred vseslovensko okoljsko akcijo Očistimo Slovenijo 2012, ki poteka v okviru svetovne čistilne akcije World Cleanup 2012.