5 June is a World Environment Day


To celebrate World Environment Day in Kvareli Municipality, on June 5  the local coordinator of the Greens Movement of Georgia/Friends of the Earth – Georgia organized  clean up action in the frames of “Clean Up Georgia” campaign with  support of local authority. During the action were cleaned up  Nekresi and Gremi  Archangel’s churches neighboring areas. Around 6 ha area has been cleaned up and 7m3 of waste was collected, with participation of 85 local residents. June 5, World Environment Day is celebrated since 1973 worldwide. In the action took part 30 volunteers, who cleaned up 1 ha area and collected 1m3 of waste. During this day, many environmental activities are held around the world. This day is marked by various environmental activities in Georgia Clean up   action 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 Agriculture of Georgia and Solid Waste Management Company.

The Greens Movement of Georgia / Friends of the Earth- Georgia

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