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.