Greens Movement of Georgia/Friends of the Earth Georgia with support of local coordinators of the organization and in cooperation with local authorities has celebrated World Water Day in the framework of the campaigns “Clean up Georgia” and “Blue Stream” in different municipalities of Georgia. On March 28 on the occasion of this day a clean up action was carried out in Kvareli municipality, during which the lake Ilia and its environs as well as sections of Duruji riverside area were cleaned up.
In the event along with organizers actively participated the employees of Kvareli Municipality and local residents. Around 150 people took part in the action, about 15 m3 of waste was collected and approximately 7 hectare area was cleaned up.
Clean up action in Kvareli municipality has been conducted within the framework of the project “Clean Up Georgia” (Phase III) and implemented by NGO consortium Greens Movement of Georgia/Friends of the Earth Georgia, Georgian Society of Nature Explorers “Orchis, “Ecological Awareness and Waste Management” with financial support of Swedish Government and in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia and Solid Waste Management Company.