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15 September, 2018, the International Clean Beach Day EUWI+ social media challenge "I cleaned - Your turn!" Take the challenge!

The International Clean Beach Day, will be organised on September 15, when all countries in the world concentrate their efforts on the cleaning of river banks and marine and ocean beaches.  The event has synergy with the International Coastal Clean-up initiated in 1986 https://oceanconservancy.org/trash-free-seas/international-coastal-cleanup/.

The pollution caused by communal waste and especially plastic becomes more and more problematic and raise the issue of public awareness on sustainable waste management. This year the International Clean Beach Day goes hand in hand with the World Clean Up Day, initiated at the Planet scale by NGO “Let’s Do It »  https://www.worldcleanupday.org/. This clean up concerns not only banks and coasts, but the whole environment.

At this occasion the EUWI+ project, together with its partners in the EaP countries, announced the launch of a social media challenge, “I cleaned – Your turn!”, to draw attention and encourage action on the cleaning and protection of banks and beaches.

A short video supporting the campaign is available in the 6 national languages.

Anyone can join the challenge and contribute to the world-wide campaign in support of cleaning of banks and beaches. Follow the news on our Facebook groups:

In order to participate, all you have to do is the following before 15 September:

  • Clear up some litter or scrap from the beach or a bank of a lake or river;
  • Take a selfie with results of your clean-up and upload it to Facebook with the hashtag # Icleaned_YourTurn
    • #Яприбрав_ТвояЧерга (UKR)
    • #Ես_մաքրել_եմ: (ARM)
    • #Mən_təmizlədim_İndi_sizin_növbənizdir (AZE)
    • #Eu_am_curățat_E_rândul_tău (RO)
    • #Яубрал_ТвояОчередь (BY)
    • #მე_დავასუფთავე_ შენი_ჯერია (GE)

 

Moreover on the 15th of September a large clean up event is planned in Kyiv, Ukraine, at Dnipro River :


https://bit.ly/2MwWtW3

Other events are planned in several EaP countries during the 2nd half of September (Moldova and Georgia and Azerbaidjan)

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