Over 118,000 volunteers participated in the National Cleaning Day in Romania – 21st of September 2019.
Volunteers from 25 counties of Romania participated in “Let`s Do It, Romania!”, The largest mobilization of volunteers in the country, with the purpose of collecting waste from natural areas. Since the early hours of the morning, thousands of volunteers have come to the registration points, and the action ended at around 1:00 pm, when the partners from the sanitation companies started collecting bags to use the resources.
A first estimation shows that over 118,000 volunteers cleaned 125,000 bags with waste in Romania. Volunteers from 25 cities participated in this action: Ilfov, Bihor, Botoșani, Vâlcea, Mehedinți, Constanța, Timiș, Satu Mare, Hunedoara, Ialomița, Tulcea, Mureș, Olt, Argeș, Neamț, Dolj, Suceava, Brașov, Cluj, Giurg , Maramureș, Harghita, Bacău, Bistrița Năsăud, Teleorman. In cities like Gorj and Sibiu the action will be organized on September 28.
“We are glad that from year to year, the volunteers are still with us, they want to live in a cleaner country and actively contribute by participating in the National Day of Cleaning and by responsible behavior every day. We thank them for their trust and we are waiting for them with us at the following projects as well. ”, Stefan Buciuc, President of Let’s Do It, Romania!
Let`s Do It, Romania! it would not be possible without the local organizers in each county. At national level, over 200 volunteers contributed to organizing the largest social movement in Romania. Internationally, over 18.7 million volunteers from 179 countries took part in the largest civic waste clean-up movement ever organized – World Cleanup Day.
“Let`s Do It, Romania!” Is the largest social involvement project organized in Romania. Since 2010 and so far, “Let`s Do It, Romania!” involved more than 1,800,000 volunteers in national cleaning actions and over 50,000 students and parents in ecological education projects.