“Clean Up Georgia” Project Information on the Meetings Arranged in Marneuli Municipality
On December 22, 2015, Georg ian Society of Nature Explorers “Or ch is” arranged a m eeting in Marneuli Municipalit y with the participation of Marneuli Municipality Administrator, representatives of Marenuli city, Kasulmo, Sadakhlo, Shulaveri, Shaumiani, Kachagani, Opreti, Tsereteli, Tamarisi, Tserakvi, Kulari, Kizilajlo, Damia-Geurarkhi administrative units, non-governmental organizations, companies of limited liability and others.
The topics discussed at the meetings were: waste management in Georgia, legal requirements; international obligations in waste management and European experience; waste management planning; assessment of the impact of illegal landfills on the state of adjacent territories and on population health. The interest among the participants towards the meeting was keen which once more proves that the demand of the society is to live in clean environment and actively participate in the activities directed at the solution of waste problems.
The project “Clean Up Georgia” (Phase III) is being carried out by a consortium of NGOs consisting of Georgian Society of Nature Explorers “Orchis”, Greens Movement of Georgia/Friends of the Earth-Georgia and “Raising of Ecological Awareness and Waste Management” with the financial support of the Government of Sweden.