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de | July. 9, 2013 | campaign

This edition of the "I want a cleaner Romania" contest comes as a completion of the first 4 editions, continuing their ecological stake. At the 5th edition, the general public was invited to post images or videos as suggestive as possible to highlight the protection of the environment by selective waste collection on the other hand, and to show the activities carried out / organized by various institutions. to encourage selective collection. 

The contest is part of a series of activities carried out by ECOTIC and Workshops without Borders in The project is co-financed by a grant from Switzerland through the Swiss Contribution to the enlarged European Union.

The contest had two sections.
In section dedicated to NGOs, 9 video materials and 31 photo reports were registered by the organizations that had activity in the field of environmental protection during June 2012 - June, 2013.
Thethe second section addressed the general public. 228 photos entered in the contest showed positive and negative examples related to environmental protection.

The jury - composed of representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, National Association for Consumer Protection and Promotion of Programs and Strategies in Romania, Valentin Negoita (ECOTIC Association), Patrick Ouriaghli (Workshops without Borders), Dan Popescu (HotNews.ro) - analyzed all materials received and decided the winners of the three prizes offered by ECOTIC for each section:

- The section dedicated to NGOs (a video projector, a laptop and a projection screen): "We plant good deeds in Romania", with the photo report related to the project "Map of deforestation".

- Section dedicated to the general public:

  • the most original positive example in the field of environmental protection (a camera and a photo printer): "volunteers - hard work / Photo: Ecologist"
  • the most impressive negative example (a camera and a photo printer): "Gemini / Photo: Andreea Mitrea"

The prizes will be awarded until September 15, 2013.

 Gallery the contest is here.

• Registration period: July 15, 2013 - August 30, 2013
• Announcement of the winners following the judging: September 03, 2013
• The prizes will be awarded until September 15, 2013

The submitted materials must comply with copyright law, as well as intellectual property rights and exclusive rights of any other nature recognized by law. The entrant must be the owner of all rights to the materials entered in the contest or have the appropriate rights to use them.
The participant is solely responsible for any direct or indirect consequences that may arise as a result of the registration of materials in this contest. Participants retain copyright in the materials.

Completing the registration form implies the agreement that the materials entered in the contest can be exhibited and used by HotNews.ro and EcoTic, mentioning the name of the author, this representing the consent of the authors and holders of intellectual property rights regarding this form of use, unlimited in time and space.

Privacy policy:
The personal data of the participants are confidential and will be used only for the normal functioning of the contest.

Final terms:
The organizers reserve the right to refuse the participation of any type of material in the contest due to inconsistency with the theme of the contest.
By filling in the registration form for this contest, the participant confirms that he has read and understood all the conditions of the Contest Rules and that he accepts them.

 The article published on Hotnews.ro that marked the beginning of this edition of the contest is available here, and the one through which the winners were announced on the same site is available here.


Archive of past editions:

Edition 4, 2011:


Edition 3, 2010:


Edition 2, 2009:


Edition 1, 2008: