A goal that crosses borders and defies religious and cultural differences. World Cleanup Day is one of the biggest civic movements of our time, uniting 191 countries across the world for a cleaner planet. On that day volunteers and partners worldwide again came together, despite the special requirements and many restrictions of Covid-19, to rid our planet of trash – cleaning up litter and mismanaged waste from our beaches, rivers, forests, and streets.
World Cleanup Day on 15 September 2018 united more than 17,6 million people in 157 countries.
World Cleanup Day on 21 September 2019 united more than 21,2 million people in 180 countries.
World Cleanup Day on 19 September 2020 united more than 11 million people in 166 countries.
World Cleanup Day on 19 September 2021 united more than 8,5 million people in 191 countries.
World Cleanup Day harnesses the power of people around the world to achieve incredible things by joining together. Its beauty lies in cooperation and collaboration: building bridges between disparate communities, and including all levels of society – from citizens to business, to government.
All these environmental heroes came out despite the challenges of 2020 and 2021. […]