On March 22, World Water Day in Chkhorotsku municipality was marked with a large-scale clean up action within the framework of the campaigns “Clean up Georgia” and “Blue Stream”. During the action the shorelines of Ochkhomuri and Khobistskali rivers were cleaned up, as well as the cave Shurubumu surrounding area.
The event has been organized by the local coordinator of the Greens Movement of Georgia Friends of the Earth Georgia. In the action along with organizers took part the representatives of local government, education resource center employees, representatives of cleaning service and population Around 1250 citizens participated in this event, approximately 20 m3 of wastes were collected and around 17.6 ha area have been cleaned up.
Clean up action in Chkhorotsku 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.