The National Clean-Up Day is part of the international movement “Let’s Do it!” that was found in 2008 to tackle environmental problems related to mismanaged waste with the collective cleaning actions. Switzerland, joind by more than 169 countries, participates in this movement.
In collaboration with the Maisons de Quartier : – Participants: Individuals, Associations, Schools, Entreprises – Local actions: Cleaning of buildings’ bases, adjacent streets and sidewalks with eco-friendly products, followed by flowers and shrubs/bushes’ planting. – Place: Quartiers – Global Action: Cultural and eco-sportive actions, plogging actions (1), organized in collaboration with the neighborhood sport centers. – Place: la Plaine de Plainpalais
1 Plogging is a combination of jogging with picking up litter (Swedish: Plocka Upp). A jogger is supposed to be equipped with a waste bag to collect the waste that is found on the jogging pass. This exercise allows to variate the body movements by adding bending, squats and stretching to the main exercice.
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