On August 17, 2017, within the framework of the project “ Clean Up Georgia “ (phase III) community meeting was held in village Gumbara, organized by Tskaltubo regional coordinator of the Greens Movement of Georgia / Friends of the Earth – Georgia on waste management problems existing in the municipality.
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 aroused great interest of the audience, based on the urgency of the problem .The participants have noted, that mentioned problems still remain unresolved in the village and expressed their readiness to actively participate in all initiatives that will be implemented in the country and in their municipality. The meeting was attended by 18 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.