Over 20 million people in 180 countries and territories joined World Cleanup Day 2019November 25, 2019
Over 20 million people in 180 countries and territories joined World Cleanup Day 2019 (www.worldcleanupday.org), Let’s Do It World, the organisation behind the event, has confirmed. This constitutes 0,3% of the world’s population making an impact and creating awareness of the global waste problem. Let’s Do It World’s ultimate goal is to involve 5% of the world’s population in cleanups. This is the tipping point to create a shift in mindsets and transition in societies – to create real and lasting change.
A scholarship opportunity for an applicant for the Capacity Building Leadership ProgramOctober 25, 2019
Estonian Development Cooperation Program offers a scholarship opportunity for an applicant for the Capacity Building Leadership Program.
Capacity Building Leadership ProgramOctober 9, 2019
Training Program for Leaders in Local Communities 22-23 January 2020 in Tallinn, Estonia
World Cleanup Day 2019 Engages More Volunteers than EverOctober 2, 2019
20 million people in 180 countries and territories united for the second annual World Cleanup Day (WCD) on 21 September 2019. Compared to 2018, 2 million more people and 23 additional countries joined this clean sweep around the globe. Once again, World Cleanup Day 2019 set off from the island of Fiji and ended 24 hours later in Hawaii.
Meeting sustainability educators at the UNESCO conferenceSeptember 4, 2019
On July 2-3, I had the chance to take part in UNESCO’s forum on education for sustainable development and global citizenship in Hanoi, Viet Nam, followed by a meeting on July 4-5 for Global Action Plan members, which Let’s Do It Foundation is also part of.
Could Pollution-Mapping Open AI Give Us Automated Pollution Cleaning Drones?June 16, 2019
Drones today are being proposed for everything from flying cars to autonomous last-mile delivery systems. Autonomous vehicles that can take off, safely perform a mission beyond the observation of a human operator and return and land back on their takeoff pad without any human intervention are the future of commercial UAVs.
Using Open Source AI To Map Global Pollution Through ImageryJune 16, 2019
Most of the attention paid to the rise of deep learning has been to its commercial applications, revolutionizing commerce and even creating entirely new industries.
WHY PEOPLE WHO RECYCLE ARE THE MOST DETERMINED MINORITY IN TODAY’S WORLD?June 14, 2019
On the 15th of September 2018, nearly 18 million people united to pick up trash from the nature in 157 countries. It was the biggest civic action against waste and yet, it was still not enough.
Partnering with the 25+5 SDG citiesJune 12, 2019
6-8 June I had the honor of presenting Keep It Clean Plan at the SDG Champions Conference as an SDG Champion on health issues.
At Circular Economy working group meeting in BrusselsJune 5, 2019
On May 22-23, I took part in a circular economy working group meeting hosted by European Environmental Bureau (EEB), one of our partners. The EU has taken many ambitious targets regarding waste and at the meeting we took a look at how member states are doing.