ECOTIC, Alucro, National Association for Consumer Protection and Promotion of Programs and Strategies for Romania and Hotnews.ro, under aegis of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Changes, organize the fifth edition of “Awards for a Clean Environment!”.
“Awards for a Clean Environment!” contest is at its fifth edition. The event is a form of recognition and promotion of the campaigns dedicated to environmental protection. The organizers award every year the best projects and examples of good practice in improving the environmental conditions in local communities, and social responsibility programs developed by companies, public institutions and non-governmental organizations.
Since 2009, “For a Clean Environment!” award ceremony, brought together winners from both the business sector- Rompetrol, Vodafone Romania, Siemens Romania –and from educational institutions, military units, and Environmental NGOs, such as Let's Do It, Romania. Any legal entity in Romania has the opportunity to be one of the winners, the only condition is that the project submitted have as target environmental protection.
This year's edition takes place on the dedicated online platform. Projects will be submitted by sending an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. The fill in forms are also available on www.alucro.ro. The forms include: project description and contact details of the organizers of the submitted project. The forms can be send starting with October, 21 and ending with December, 5 2013.
As in every year since 2009 in every year the organizers wish to highlight new initiatives, projects and relevant experiences in the field of environmental protection and CSR. By promoting these practices we wish to influence the community in getting involved in this kind of actions.
Timetable for the implementation of the Gala is:
- Competition entries will be up to December 5, 2013;
- Judging of the submitted projects will be between 6 to 9 December 2012, on December 10 the winners will be announced.
- On December 12, 2013 the gala will take place.
Gallery of the submitted projects:
001. NETWORK OF PROMOTERS FOR CLEAN VILLAGES - LADO (League for the Defense of Human Rights), Cluj Branch - details here.
002. „Every Can Counts„ You recycle, we reward you - Gymnasium School „Al. I. Cuza ”, Bacau - details here
003. Setters in Tara Hategului - an event for the Dinosaur Geopark and the Retezat National Park - Romanian Ecotourism Association (AER) - details here
004. School for a Green Romania - Zibo Help Association - details here
005. THE WATER. PURPOSE, POWER, GAME. I care. Get involved too - "ALEXANDRU IOAN CUZA" Gymnasium School Bacau - details here
006. I Newma New Man for the Earth! I am a new man for the Planet! - Apa Nova Bucharest - details here
007. Together for the environment - Technical College "GRIGORE COBALCESCU" Moinesti - details here.
008. Collection of unused medicines from the population - Project carried out by the Galati Pharmaceutical Employers Association - details here
009. Partnership for the elaboration of management plans / integrated management plans for protected areas belonging to the ecosystem complexes from the Lower Danube basin and the Ialomita and Calmatui tributary rivers (PARTMAP) - Ilfov Environmental Protection Agency - details here
010. Integrated management plan and information, education and awareness campaign for the Natura 2000 Site Scrovistea ROSCI0224 and ROSPA0140 - Ilfov Environmental Protection Agency - details here
011. And I collect used vegetable oil separately! MARE NOSTRUM CONSTANTA Association - details here
012. Communities on the Move - Club Sportiv „Ulpianum” Oradea - details here
013. Recycle! Respect nature! - Comprest and Alucro - details here
014. THINK GREEN! - ecological education and social responsibility project - ASOCIATIA PROIECT PRO EUROPA - details here
015. Start to Green - Saint Stelian Association - details here
016. Eco Educatia - “Avram Iancu” Secondary School, Bucharest, in partnership with ECOTIC and Junior Achievement - details here
017. ecoTUR for paper - ECDL ROMANIA SA and the ECOTUR Tourism and Ecology Club - details here
018. Top ECO School - ECDL ROMANIA SA - details here
019. Vacaresti Natural Park - Save the Danube and Delta Association - details here
020. EcoAtitude = Responsibility, Information, Action - INFOMEDIU EUROPA & PARTENER'S - details here
021. Proilavia Braila Tourism Club Association - We grow in the spirit of the Danube! - details here
022. Recycling with ALTEX Romania - Altex Romania - details here
023. ECO Educatia - “Ion Creanga” Gymnasium School from Cluj, ECOTIC and Junior Achievement - details here
024. Let's Plant for the Planet - MaiMultVerde Association - details here
025. COLORED HOURS… GREEN! - Green & Wild Association - details here
026. Recycle today, for your health tomorrow! - Botosani Children's Palace through the Environmental Protection Circle - details here
027. ECO ZIR - WE LEARN, WE PLAY, WE RECYCLE - ZOPPAS INDUSTRIES ROMANIA - details here
028. Freinet project of the 11th grade A - study trip and planting of seedlings at Varciorog Bihor - Gymnasium School Nr. XNUMX Oradea - details here
029. For a cleaner green - GYMNASIUM SCHOOL NO.18, TIMISOARA - details here
030. WE CAN RECYCLE AND WE CAN HELP - SUPERBON SRL with the support of CELESTICA ROMANIA - details here
031. BICYCLE BUSINESS - Junior Chamber Organization Bucharest - details here
032. April 22 - Earth Day - Gymnasium School Nr. 11, Oradea - details here
033. Green oasis for education - Agency for Environmental Protection Satu Mare - details here
034. PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT! GET INVOLVED! - ProCreditBank - details here
035. A green day - Eurofan Oil'91 (Petrom distributor) - details here
036. For children-For the future - SOLCONS (Petrom distributor) - details here
037. TOGETHER FOR A CLEANER CITY - NEUMAYER COMPANY (Petrom distributor) - details here
038. The man is re-greening the place! - Save the Danube and Delta Association - details here
039. RECYCLE - ViitorPlus - Association for Sustainable Development - details here
040. Learn to recycle! - Mega Image - ddetails here
041. ecOprovocarea - ViitorPlus - Association for Sustainable Development - details here
042. Biodiversity School. Rare birds, butterflies and plants at the foot of Retezat - Association for the Falconry and Protection of Peregrinus Birds of Prey - details here
043. Pathways - Volunteering for the restoration of paths - ASOCIATIA ECOURI VERZI - details here
044. LIGHT FOR BEARS - FREE MIORITA ASSOCIATION - details here
045. RECYCLING MAP - ViitorPlus - association for sustainable development - details here
046. New construction materials obtained through eco-sustainable recycling of industrial waste - EcoWASTES - "CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI" UNIVERSITY OF TARGU JIU, FACULTY OF ENGINEERING - details here
047. Little friends of nature - educational project - Gymnasium School Nr. 2 „Deacon Coresi” Braşov - details here
The jury that will designate the winners of this edition is made up of representatives of environmental authorities, representatives of the organizers, and Hotnews.ro.
Prizes consist of new electronic equipment.
"For a Clean Environment!" award ceremony, past editions:
In 2009 the first edition of this project took place, the winners were: Agricultural High School ”Caesar Nicolau” from Branesti with the project named “Living nature”, Romtelecom SA with the “Adopt a river” and RealitateaMedia SA with the project ”Romania takes roots ”.
In 2010, 65 projects were submitted, the winners were: VerdeCrud Media Production House, with the project “Eco Revolution” dedicated to school pupils from Bucharest, Center for Excellence in Sustainable Development for the project “Waste Museum” and Agricultural College „Dimitrie Petrescu ”From Caracal with the project“ Save the nature! ”
In 2011, the winners were: School. 109 - Serban Voda, from Bucharest who developed the project “Schools for a green future”, the organization Let's Do It, Romania! for the project „National Cleaning Day„, Eco Technical College Campulung for the „Nature brings us together, education separates us”, Balcescu Highschool from Flamanzi town, Botosani, for the project „A green drop for a blue planet„, School. 12 Herastrau who developed the project „Pollution - a problem at any age” .There were also other projects awarded like: “Kids School” developed by Panasonic Romania, ”IBM Go Green” - Argovei Valley, „Volunteering catches on!” - Auto Transport Technical College Dr.Tr.Severin, Mehedinti, ”Keep Iasi clean! „- Touch,„ World Day of cleanliness ”- Hantesti Community school, Suceava county,„ Internships - an investment for the future ”- Technical College No.2 Targu Jiu, Gorj County.
In 2012, “For a Clean Environment!” award ceremony, awarded Rompetrol for environmental initiatives undertaken in the project “Together for everyone”, Award of Excellence was awarded to Vodafone Romania for environmental initiatives undertaken in the project “Electronic Invoice” Eco Awarsd has been awarded to the College of Economics, DP Martian 'Alba Iulia for environmental initiatives undertaken in the project „Pronatura 2012 ″. Special awards were won by Special Secondary School for Deaf impaired “Saint Mary” for environmental initiatives undertaken in the project “Green space - Lifetime warranty” and SIEMENS ROMANIA for environmental initiatives undertaken in theproject “VICTORIA 20.20”.