How to chart a new course for waste management in Africa

Author: 
Tayo Elegbede
Country: 
Nigeria
Description: 
Around 80% of the world’s waste is produced by North America, Western Europe, Japan and South Korea, despite only accounting for 35% of the planet’s population. But as Tayo Elegbede, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Nigeria, learns, this does not mean Africa can afford to ignore its own growing garbage problem.

"Let’s Do It" International Congress

Author: 
Michael Pantano
Publication: 
Hug It Forward
Country: 
El Salvador
Description: 
On November 16th-18th, fellow Peace Corps Volunteer Shelby Fallon and I had the honor to participate in an international conference hosted by the environmental non-profit “Let’s Do It”. The conference was hosted in the western department of Sonsonate, El Salvador bringing together delegates from 28 different countries including the Americas, Europe and Asia.

World Cleanup Attracts Close to 100 Nations

Publication: 
ERR News
Country: 
Estonia
Description: 
World Cleanup 2012, a civic cleanup project that began in Estonia four years ago, has attracted millions of participants from 96 countries in the past half-year.

Let's Do It! Cleanup Campaign Dives Into the Sea With New Mediterranean Project

Publication: 
Estonia.eu
Description: 
There has been talk of the "Let's Do It World" cleanup actions, which got their start with a community cleanup event in Estonia, moving from the land to the water. Now it has been confirmed that a new initiative is looking to clean up the beautiful Mediterranean sea and unite all the surrounding countries in the effort.

Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport staff turned World Cleanup to bridge “buildup”

Publication: 
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Country: 
United States
Description: 
Tim Struzynski, general manager, and his team at the Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport know all about building bridges in the figurative sense, but when his team turned up for a community-organized “Hands on Nashville” volunteering event, they learned about it in a literal sense, too.

Eestlaste eeskujul koristas tänavu oma riiki ligi kolm miljonit inimest

Author: 
Madis Filippov
Publication: 
Postimees
Country: 
Estonia
Description: 
«Teeme ära!» rahvusvaheline projekt on «Let’s do it! World Cleanup 2012» egiidi all sel aastal toonud prügi koristama ligi kolm miljonit vabatahtlikku pea sajast riigist, kes on kokku ära koristanud enam kui 100 000 tonni prügi.

Few million people joined World Cleanup 2012

Publication: 
The Baltic Times
Country: 
Estonia
Description: 
TALLINN - Almost three million volunteers from nearly a hundred countries joined the Estonian initiative Let’s Do It! international project Let’s Do It! World Cleanup 2012 this year, Postimees Online reports.

Tallinn, land of startups and Skype, is making an epic transformation

Author: 
Kalpana Sunder
Publication: 
Firstpost
Country: 
Estonia
Description: 
--- I am impressed by their initiative called ‘Let’s do it. World Clean up Movement’ which is a litter clean up initiative started in Estonia. More than 80 countries participated in this initiative in 2012. ---

«World Cleanup 2012» подводит итоги акции: собрано более 67 тысяч тонн мусора

Publication: 
Baltija EU
Description: 
Всемирная уборка 2012 (World Cleanup 2012), организованная гражданским движением «Сделаем!», объединила усилия миллионов волонтеров в почти половине стран земного шара. Сеть команд добровольцев и НКО организовала 84 однодневные акции по уборке в Азии, Африке, Северной Америке, Южной Америке и Европе.

World Clean Up 2012: dal 24 Marzo al 25 Settembre puliamo il mondo [VIDEO INTERVISTA]

Author: 
Silvia Lombardo
Publication: 
ECOO
Country: 
Italy
Description: 
Dal 12-15 Gennaio a Tallinn si è tenuta la conferenza mondiale di Let’s Do It World in vista del World Clean Up 2012 che si terrà nel mondo dal 24 Marzo al 25 Settembre.

World Cleanup Wraps Up

Author: 
Robin Ilves
Publication: 
ERR News
Country: 
Estonia
Description: 
World Cleanup 2012, a project that has mushroomed from its humble beginnings in Estonia five years ago, will finish its first successful year this month.

Mashup Show 'How to Clean up a Country in one Day' Let's do it!

Author: 
Annette Dölle
Publication: 
CrowdRevolt
Country: 
Netherlands
Description: 
Let's do it World! On the 6th of August we spoke with several people from different countries about World Clean Up 2012. Some of them already cleaned up their country and some still had to launch their Cleanup day. This is a short compilation of the Show we did Live from Studio CrowdRevolt.

Top Australian viral ads for 2012

Author: 
Madeleine Ross
Publication: 
B&T
Country: 
Australia
Description: 
Mobile gaming enthusiasts catapulted an Angry Birds Chinese New Year animation into ninth spot while an animated video, Talking Tom and Ben News: World Cleanup, came in eighth.

GREEN BAKU: World Cleanup 2012 - Lets Do it! Azerbaijan

Publication: 
ANS TV
Country: 
Azerbaijan
Description: 
IC Xabar programme on World Cleanup 2012

Statement by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, H.E. Mr. Urmas Paet United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

Author: 
Urmas Paet
Country: 
Estonia
Description: 
The world around us is changing rapidly. But too often we focus only on the political and economic aspects of the change. The more the world changes and develops, the more we need the development to be sustainable. And there really is no alternative. Sustainable development is about our children’s future, our common future as humankind.