About 10,000 expected to get scrubbing across N.S.

Author: 
Joann Alberstat
Publication: 
The Chronicle Herald
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
Rain and cold weather didn’t stop crews taking part this weekend in an event billed as the largest provincewide cleanup in Nova Scotia history. Some 10,000 people were expected to be part of Clean Across Nova Scotia, a two-day event that got underway Friday. More than 200 cleanups were held across the province as part of World Cleanup 2012, an event that runs from March 24 to Sept. 25.

Radisson Hotel Brunei participates in World Cleanup 2012

Author: 
Bandar Seri Begawan
Publication: 
The Brunei Times
Country: 
Brunei
Description: 
The Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam has participated in the World Cleanup 2012, a campaign that was supported by hotels from the Carlson Rezidor group.

Trash Talking: Clean Across Nova Scotia plans the largest provincial cleanup in history

Author: 
Natascia L
Publication: 
Halifac Media co-op
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
The Crazy Cleaners, the Sustainable Scotians and the Tatamagouche Trash Targeters are gearing up this weekend — and it’s going to get dirty. They represent three of 200 cleanup teams across Nova Scotia that are part of the largest simultaneous effort of its kind in the province’s history. Taking place June 8 to 9, Clean Across Nova Scotia is a new initiative by Clean Nova Scotia. The goal: scavenge as much litter as possible.

Minister Encourages Participation in Environment Week Activities

Publication: 
Province of Nova Scotia
Country: 
Canada
Description: 
The province is encouraging Nova Scotians to participate in Environment Week activities close to home. ... Activities this week include: Clean Across Nova Scotia, organized by Clean Nova Scotia, is part of a worldwide initiative June 8-9.

“Let’s do it Kosovo” clean-up campaign

Publication: 
OSCE
Country: 
Kosovo
Description: 
On the occasion of World Clean-Up Day, the OSCE Mission in Kosovo supported the “Let’s Do it Kosovo” clean-up campaign, which is part of the “Let’s do it World” movement. Some 150 OSCE Mission members were mobilized throughout Kosovo, helping more than 50,000 volunteers collect garbage and clean the environment.

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.

Photos of Bangladesh Cleanup Day-2012!

Country: 
Bangladesh
Description: 
Today is "World Environment Day". Bangladesh based research and advocacy focused not-for-profit organization Coastal Development Partnership (CDP) is organizing the World Cleanup 2012 Campaign in Bangladesh as a daylong cleanup action to observe the day. CDP has undertaken a series of clean up action in 100 Upazillas with 100 partner organizations.

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.

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.