Project Clean-Up Georgia (Phase III) Meeting in Marneuli Municipality
On 28 November, 2017, Georgian Society of Nature Explorers “Orchis” organized a meeting in Marneuli Municipality, which was attended by representatives of: the City Hall of this municipality, limited liability companies, non-entrepreneur (non-commercial) legal entities and media.
The main topic of the meeting was the toxicity of some heavy metals and their health effects; results of analytical tests of samples that were taken by Orchis from territories adjacent to waste dumpsites were also discussed. Meeting participants demonstrated their interest in discussed topics that proves public demand to live in clean environment and take active part in solution of waste management issues.
The project “Clean Up Georgia” is being implemented by a consortium of NGOs: 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, with the support of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia, in cooperation with the Ltd “Solid Waste Management Company of Georgia”.