The number of volunteers who participated in the clean bloggers on September 14 in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus has increased over last year by almost a factor of 2 to50,000 people, said Tuesday the mastermind work day, blogger Sergei share.
Just a volunteer this year was attended by 220 cities in Russia from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka, as well as a number of cities in Ukraine and Belarus. In the capital, the volunteers cleaned to five sites, which became the center of the national park "Elk Island". There’s activists have collected more than 800 bags of trash.
According to the organizers, the main objective of the action — not just to collect trash and tidy parks and forests, but also to show by example that people can influence the decision of the social and environmental issues in the country.
"On the fourteenth of September was the main Saturday. I am somewhat worried — it seemed to me that the interest in this subject began to fade, but my expectations were not met. Looking ahead to say that was attended by about 50,000 people," — said the share during a press conference in RIA Novosti reported.
Proportion noted that clean-could not take place without the support of partners movement — a group of "connected", "Coca-Cola", "Eldorado" and the mobile operator "Beeline", which helped to ensure that all volunteers needed for debris removal equipment.
Action "against blogger garbage" was first held in August 2011, and the trigger was a well-known blogger and traveler Sergei share. Then the volunteers collected about 25,000 bags of trash in the 120 collection points. A year ago in the campaign attracted more than 30,000 people who have collected about 350 tons of trash, 20% of which was recycled.