Already 1 000 000 volunteers joined in: World Cleanup 2012 has already taken form in 33 different cleanups that have swept through 29 countries, engaging altogether million participants. In this newsletter you can read about the cleanups in Albania, Algeria and in Brazil. In the coming days, beginning of June, there will be cleanup actions in 6 different countries - Hungary, Nepal, India - Lucknow, Bangladesh, Cameroon and Canada - Nova Scotia. All the teams are very excited and expecting active participation - Cameroon has announced that they are expecting as much as 1,5 million volunteers to take part of the cleaning day. Click here to read about the coming cleanups and download press releases in different languages.
The coming months will bring at least 33 new cleanups in different countries and continents all over the world. We will keep you posted through this newsletter and through our homepage and Facebook. Have a look here, to see the calender of all the past and coming cleanups in different countries, during World Cleanup 2012.
Hungary, cleaning on 2nd of June
India, Lucknow, cleaning on 5th of June
Bangladesh, cleaning on 5th of June
Nepal, cleaning on 5th of June
Cameroon, cleaning on 6th of June
Canada, Nova Scotia, cleaning on 8th and 9th of June
When was the last time you used a plastic bag?
The horrific and real plastic bag story: Do you know how many plastic bags we actually use globally? Do you have any idea what happens to them after we don't need them any more? Iulian Gulea from Moldova did a research to find answers to these questions and shares the facts in his presentation. It was viewed almost 900 times in only 3 days – we suggest to find out what it says!
Catadores cleaned São Bernardo and Diadema in Brazil
Two cities were swiped clean by the volunteers: May 6th 2012, Sunday, is a day that will always be remembered by the citizens of São Bernardo and Diadema. The Let's Do It! teams in Brazil organized public cleanup actions to engage communities to make real changes in the neighborhoods and raise the general awareness about illegal dumping. Read more about what happened!