Clean Up the World is a community based environmental campaign that inspires and empowers communities from every corner of the globe to clean up, fix up and conserve their environment.
Now in its 19th year, Clean Up the World, held in conjunction with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), mobilises an estimated 35 million volunteers from 130 countries annually, making it one of the largest community-based environmental campaigns in the world.Clean Up the World 2011 theme – Our Place… Our Planet… Our Responsibility – highlights how local action – taken by every community and volunteer partaking in a Clean Up the World activity – has a global impact.
To address local environmental issues and/or to celebrate key initiatives, Clean Up the World Members conduct a variety of activities. They include:
- Clean Up Events
- Waste Recycling Projects
- Educational Campaigns
- Climate Change Action
- Resource Recovery Projects
- Water Reuse & Water Management Projects
- Waste Art Exhibitions
The campaign’s flagship event is Clean Up the World Weekend, held on the 3rd weekend in September each year. In addition to uniting millions in global environmental action, Clean Up the World Weekend serves as a celebration of participants’ year round activities. By promoting their achievements internationally, Clean Up the World focuses public attention on global community concerns for the environment and how each individual can make a positive contribution to a cleaner and healthier world.
Association for Green Society – Greener in support of Clean Up the World Weekend 2011 is doing activity in category “4 R’s/Waste”. It is public event for raising awareness about e-waste named “E-waste – problem we must find solution for”.