Green Guerilla the 8th edition

de | February. 21, 2013 | Ecotic Projects

During February and May 2013 takes place the eighth edition of the educational caravan with ecological message, Green Guerilla.

Youngsters from Bacau, Ploiesti, Iasi, Focsani, Bucharest and Buzau - will find out how they can easily collect used batteries and aluminum doses.

The objectives of this edition are the implementation of selective collection of batteries with the support of ECOTIC and ECOTIC BAT and also of aluminum doses with the support of EveryCanCounts campaign conducted by Alucro in as many educational institutions in the country as possible. Also, the local authorities showed their support to this initiative by implementing programs within their institutions in order to provide a good example.

Alucro and ECOTIC through ECOTIC BAT, offer free logistics support needed to run these programs. It consists of special boxes for selective collection of doses of aluminum and batteries, but also their taking over through authorized partners when the boxes were filled. Also, informational materials are distributed by the organizers (brochures, flyers, posters). The movie with educational message that clearly explains why and how to selectively collect the batteries that can be found here.

Green Guerilla is the first educational caravan in Romania that projects movies with environmental message. After 3 years of activity, the program recorded: 6 editions organized with over 14,000 participants: youngsters, students, authorities, media, partners, 18 educational movies with environmental message, 100 schools, 30 high schools and 14 universities from more than 20 cities. The project is under the aegis of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Ministry of Education, NEPA and with the support of mayors of host cities, but also with the support of Alucro and ECOTIC.

In short, Green Guerilla, eighth edition meant:

- Environmental message movie screenings during February-April 2013,
- Six cities: Bacau, Ploiesti, Iasi, Focsani, Buzau and Bucharest
- 21 schools and over 1,200 young people directly involved
- Other 25 educational units that have implemented the program, even if they were not included in the itinerary.

On February 20, Guerilla Green arrived in Bacau. The students of the Technical College ”Letea„, Secondary School ”Nicolae Iorga” and of the National College ”Gheorghe Vranceanu„ were those who were visited by the educational caravan with environmental message. The tickets for the films were the used batteries and empty aluminum cans they put in special containers provided by ECOTIC BAT and ALUCRO.

Between March 13 to 14, Green Guerilla was in Ploiesti at the School of Arts and Crafts „Toma Caragiu”, Technical College „Toma Socolescu”, National College „Al. I. Cuza ”, National College“ Jean Monnet ”, National College“ Michael the Brave ”and National College“ Nikita Stanescu ”.

On March 28, the caravan arrived in Buzau and the screenings with ecological message were in the Kindergarte no. 6, in the Technology High School „Henri Coanda” (Classes IX-XII classes) in the High School „Al Marghiloman” and the High School of Chemistry.

Green Guerilla stopped on 01 April in Iasi, with screenings taking place and in Technical School of Electronics and Telecommunications, in Middle school „Veronica Micle” and Stefan Procopius School Group. Association "Better" joined guerillas' approach.

Last stop of the caravan in this edition: Bucharest, 4 and 5 April.

Green Guerilla is the first caravan with educational and environmental message in Romania. After 3 years of activity, the caravan recorded: 6 editions, over 14,000 participants: young people, students, authorities, media partners, 18 educational films designed with ecological message, 100 schools, 30 high schools and 14 universities from over 20 cities visited. The project is implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Ministry of Education, NEPA with the support of the host mayors and with the support of the ALUCRO and ECOTIC BAT Associations ..