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Meeting with population of village Tskaltubo of Tskaltubo municipality

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On August 19, within the framework of  the project “ Clean Up Georgia “ (phase III) a community  meeting was held in village Tskaltubo, organized by  Tskaltubo regional  coordinator of the  Greens Movement of Georgia / Friends of the Earth – Georgia. The purpose of the meeting was to provide the audience with information on planned activities within the project, which include the  settlement of  waste-related problems in the regions and  rural areas and promotion of  awareness-raising campaigns  among the local population.

At the meeting the  local coordinator provided  information to the presented audience about the dangers,  that can  be caused by haphazardly discarded waste into the environment. The conversation was  based on the examples of  leading countries of Europe, where the mentioned  problem has already  been resolved, with active participation of ordinary citizens in its settlement.

The meeting indicated the problems faced by local residents. It was noted, that the mentioned problems still remain unsolved in the village, and waste is often discarded accidentally into the environment. The participants expressed their readiness to actively participate in all initiatives that will be aimed at alleviating problems related to waste.The meeting was attended by 19 local residents.

The meeting 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.

 

 

Meeting with population of village Didi Jikhaishi(15.08.2017)

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On August 15 , within the framework of  the project “ Clean Up Georgia “ (phase III) community  meeting was held on waste management issues in village Didi Jikhaishi , organized by  Samtredia regional  coordinator of the  Greens Movement of Georgia / Friends of the Earth – Georgia.

At the meeting  local coordinator provided  information to presented audience on problems related to  waste management in Georgia, obligations of municipalities and world experience in the field of waste management.

The meeting showed a great interest in the population. It was noted, that it is important to conduct awareness raising campaigns and organize   large-scale cleanup activities. 13 local residents took part in the meeting.

The meeting 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.

Clean Up Action in Town Ureki

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World Water Day in  town Ureki was marked  by carrying out  clean up actions in the framework of the campaigns “Clean up Georgia” and “Blue Stream.”  The event was organized by the  local coordinator  of  the Greens Movement of Georgia/Friends of the Earth Georgia  in Guria region with support of  local authorities.

 

The event was held on March 23, during which the Black Sea shoreline has been cleaned up. Representatives of local authorities, residents of Magnetiti, pupils of Ureki   public school actively participated in the action. About 55 local residents took part in this event, approximately 25 m3 of waste was collected and about 1 hectare area  was cleaned up.

 

Clean up action in borough Ureki 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.

Clean Up Action of River Tekhura

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22 March, an International World Water Day  in  Senaki Municipality was marked  by  carrying out of  clean up action,  conducted within the framework of the campaigns “Clean up Georgia” and “Blue Stream ”. The event  has been organized by  the local coordinator of the   Greens Movement of Georgia / Friends of the Earth Georgia, with support of local authorities.

During   the action was  cleaned up  the shoreline of  Tekhura river. The event was attended by representatives of local government and local residents, around 50 people.  Approximately 5m3 of wastes were collected and  about 1 ha area  has been  cleaned up.

Clean up action in Senaki   municipality was 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.

Clean Up Action in Sachkhere Municipality

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On the occasion of World Water Day the clean up action was held in  Sachkhere  Municipality on March 22. The event was organized by the regional coordinator of the Greens Movement of Georgia/ Friends of the Earth Georgia in Sachkhere and with support of local government.

 

During the action were cleaned up the shorelines of small rivers. The action involved Sachkhere Municipality Board and Council representatives, public school teachers and pupils. Around 5 hectares of land has been cleaned up and 54 m3 of waste was collected, nearly 1000 volunteers took part in the action.

 

Clean up action in Sachkhere   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.

Clean Up Action in Samtredia

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On March 22, as part of  the World Water Day a cleanup action was carried out in Samtredia. The event was organized by the Greens Movement of Georgia/ friends of the Earth Georgia.

During the action  the shoreline of the Churipala River and the central districts of the city were cleaned up.  About 30 people took part in this event, about 2 m3 of waste was collected and about 0.5 hectares of land was cleared.

Clean up action in Samtredia 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.

World Water Day in Tsalenjikha Municipality

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On March 22,  World Water Day in  Tsalenjikha municipality  was marked with a  large-scale clean up action within the framework of the campaigns “Clean up Georgia” and “Blue Stream” The event has been organized by the  local coordinator of  the Greens Movement of Georgia Friends of the Earth Georgia .

During  the action the shorelines  of Chanistskali, Skuri, Tsiskvilara and  Leponjara rivers were cleaned up.   Around   808 volunteers participated in this event, approximately 6,7 m3  of wastes  were collected and around 6.5 ha area  have been cleaned up.

Clean up action in Tsalenjikha  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.

World Water Day in Chkhorotsku Municipality

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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.

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On the occasion of World Water Day  the clean up action was held in Shuakhevi Municipality. On 22 March the event was organized by the regional coordinator of the Greens Movement of Georgia/ Friends of the Earth Georgia in Adjara, with support of local authorities.

 

During the action  the shorelines of rivers Chanchkhalo, Chvanistskali and Shubnitskali were cleaned up.

In the event along with organizers actively participated local residents. Around 70 people took part in the action, approximately 2 hectares of land were  cleaned up,   about 10 m3 of waste was collected and taken to the landfill by the Cleaning Service.

 

Clean up action in Shuakhevi  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.

Clean up action at Lake Ilia

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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.

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