World Cleanup Day

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16/09/2023
Thank You for joining World Cleanup Day on 17 September 2022!
World Cleanup Day unites millions of volunteers, governments and organisations in 191 countries  to tackle the global waste problem and build up the new and sustainable world.  
Thank you for joining World Cleanup Day on 17 September 2022!
World Cleanup Day unites millions of volunteers, governments and organisations in 191 countries to tackle the global waste problem and build a sustainable world.  
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Latest news and stories
Cleanup “Afterparty”: The Destiny of Picked-up Trash
Everyone who takes part in a cleanup is a hero. But you can always do more to make your cleanups extra impactful! Here are some options for cleanup waste management.
Kyrgyzstan fixed the date of World Cleanup Day at the state level.
Kyrgyzstan is about to celebrate World Cleanup Day for the fifth time.
Ukraine is doing World Cleanup Day despite a war!
Due to the ongoing war situation, the World Cleanup Day in Ukraine will be held from August 17 to September 17.
Which records is Let's Do It México planning to break this year?
In Mexico this year will be the biggest World Cleanup Day we have ever reported.
National CleanUp Day is excited to hold thousands of cleanups in all fifty States and Territories
Many partner organisations have joined National CleanUp Day to make this a successful year at World Cleanup Day.
Sustainable Pleasure: Make Love not Trash
Adulthood opens a door to sexual pleasure, but along with it comes the duty to take responsibility for the waste you produce. Read this article to find out how these two things are correlated.
Odds and Ends: How Organic Leftovers are Transformed into Useful Things
You’d never believe how useful orange peels or coffee grounds can be when they get into the right hands! Read our final article in the eco-friendly business series to learn all the secrets!
Mozambique prepare to engage 1 million people
Mozambique is about to engage 1 million people to World Cleanup Day!
How a Traditional Business Can Become Zero Waste
Incorporating zero waste principles into business practices must become the norm for every entrepreneur. Check out our examples and get inspired!
Upcycling Businesses: How Entrepreneurs Save Resources
Let’s continue our series on zero waste businesses with some examples of upcycling companies.
TOP 10 Small Zero Waste Business Ideas
Get inspired by our ideas for zero waste businesses and start your entrepreneurship career by helping the planet!
Plastic-free Cleaning Tips
Today we’ll discuss how to clean your home of both dirt and plastic at the same time. That way, neither your home’s cleanliness nor the environment will suffer.
Do Eco-friendly Alternatives to Fossil Fuel Plastic Exist?
What is the difference between biodegradable, compostable and bio-based plastics? Are they all better than regular plastics? Let’s find out today!
37 tips to safely and efficiently help remove litter during cleanups
Valuable tips for safe and efficient cleanups from the experience of a passionate Dutch nature lover and naturalist.
World Cleanup Day is around the corner
World Cleanup Day 2022 is around the corner! Let’s engage 5% of the population in each nation on Earth. Save the date 17th September 2022 and join a cleanup near you! If you can’t find a cleanup event, organise one yourself and register your event here. 
Plastic Recycling ABC
Hurry up and read this article if you want to do your plastic recycling like a pro!
Best Practices - Kazakhstan
Like all countries in the world, Kazakhstan has multiple environmental challenges. Here, these are being faced by our own Let’s Do It World warrior, Shassalim Shagalimov.
Let’s Do It World at World Urban Forum
Let’s Do It World was presented at the 11th World Urban Forum (WUF11), 26-30 June 2022, to discuss global urbanisation challenges and solutions.
50 years of environmental protection – pain or gain?
UN Stockholm 50+ marked fifty years since the UN Conference on the Human Environment, the first gathering of global leaders to focus seriously on the world’s environmental issues, which took place in 1972.
Critical Thinking Exercise: Is All Plastic Bad?
Let’s discuss the pros and cons of plastic, and find out if it’s possible to be eco-friendly while using plastic.
Is It Expensive to Go Zero Waste?
Is it affordable to go zero waste? Can you produce less waste if you’re on a budget? Find the answers in our article!
A Sustainable Laundry Routine
Doing sustainable laundry is easier than you think! Try out these tips to prevent wasting tons of plastic, water and energy!
Go Sustainable Wherever You Are: Useful Travel Tips
Sustainable travelling isn't much harder than sustainability in daily life in general. Read our article to find out how!
8 Zero Waste Beauty Tips
Do you forget about nature when taking care of your appearance? Check how sustainable your beauty routine is with our mini-guide.
Using nudging to support sustainable choices
Many sustainability problems come down to human behaviour change. In these cases, providing information is important, but information alone is often ineffective when it comes to the results.
Can Your Pet Lead a Zero Waste Lifestyle? Spoiler - Yes!
Let your dog go zero waste with you! We guarantee it’s not "impawssible".
8 Surprisingly Unsustainable Things around You
It’s no secret that plastic bags are bad for the environment. But what about chewing gum? Or candles? Read on to find out what unsustainable things surround you every day.
Take Home Food, not Trash
Get the ultimate guide to sustainable grocery shopping! Learn how and where you can buy food that produces less waste.
All You Should Know About Recycling
Recycling is not rocket science, but you should learn some basic rules. Get the guidelines for your local area and improve your skills.
Zero Waste Student Activities on Earth Day
Students, celebrate Earth Day zero waste style! Choose an activity to do for the environment on 22 April, whether at university or at home.
TOP 5 Mistakes Beginners Usually Make when Going Zero Waste
Avoid the 5 most common mistakes almost every beginner makes. Let your zero waste lifestyle start without a hitch!
Zero Waste Journey: Let’s Start Together
Join us in learning how to go zero waste! In this article, we will clear up the main principles of a zero waste lifestyle, so you can apply them asap and begin waste-free living.
International humanitarian project Let’s do it Ukraine SOS
Let’s do it Ukraine SOS assists to provide food, hygiene and basic medicine as well as humanitarian aid during the crisis from abroad.
Let's Do It World's Annual Report for 2021 released
LDIW's Annual Report 2021 summarizes another year of events, programs, and projects with the mission to create a waste-free world.
Let’s Do It World is an Accredited Member of the United Nations Environment Assembly
Let’s Do It World is an Accredited Member of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) of UNEP. Let’s Do It World has achieved an observer status to the Assembly and its subsidiary bodies.
The world is changed by volunteering
Thank you to the 8.5 Million volunteers who took part in World Cleanup Day this year and made a positive impact on their communities and the environment.
New record beat: over 190 countries and territories participated in World Cleanup Day 2021
Millions of people from 191 countries have gathered to clean up their communities on 18th September for World Cleanup Day.
You only need a great spirit to change the world. Meet Faatiha!
Faatiha Aayat, a Bangladeshi fifth-grader has started her campaign in collaboration with UNDP Bangladesh against plastic waste on World Cleanup Day.
Short stories from Malaysia, Singapore, Benin and China
Here are some of the stories from different countries from World Cleanup Day events all over the world.
World Cleanup Day Held on Saturday
Millions of people from up to 180 countries have pledged to participate in the fourth World Cleanup Day held on Saturday, September 18. A 24-hour green wave of cleanups, socially distanced and safe, is stretched across the planet beginning in Fiji and ending in Hawaii.
Events
17 Sep
17 Sept 2022 – WORLD CLEANUP DAY 2022
17 Sept 2022 – WORLD CLEANUP DAY 2022
World Cleanup Day unites millions of volunteers, governments and organisations in 191 countries to tackle the global waste problem and build up the new and sustainable world.
September 17, 2022 10:00 AM
September 17, 2022 6:00 PM
Global
World Cleanup Day unites millions of volunteers, governments and organisations in 191 countries to tackle the global waste problem and build up the new and sustainable world.
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26 Jan
26-29 Jan 2023 – LET`S DO IT WORLD CONFERENCE 2023
26-29 Jan 2023 – LET`S DO IT WORLD CONFERENCE 2023
Let's Do It World Conference brings together people around the world to sync the thoughts and plans towards clean and healthy, waste-free world
January 26, 2023 9:00 AM
January 29, 2023 3:00 PM
Tallinn, Estonia
Europe/Tallinn
Let's Do It World Conference brings together people around the world to sync the thoughts and plans towards clean and healthy, waste-free world
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Countries

LETS DO IT WORLD

LETS DO IT WORLD 2008

On 3d of May 2008- 50 000 people came out and cleaned up the whole country of Estonia in just 5 hours. On that day, a global bottom-up civic movement was born and spread like wildfire around the globe.

LETS DO IT WORLD 2012

From March until September, over 96 countries held one-day cleanups with over million of volunteers. Let’s Do It! movement was born.

LETS DO IT WORLD 2014

The preparations for the first World Cleanup Day started, led by Let’s Do It Foundation.

LETS DO IT WORLD 2018

First World Cleanup Day is held on 15th September The green wave of cleanups started in New Zealand and ended in Hawaii 36 hours later. 18 million volunteers from 157 countries participated.

LETS DO IT WORLD 2019

Let’s Do It World NGO was established to represent and coordinate the countries in Let’s Do It World network. World Cleanup Day in 2019 united 21,2 million people from 180 countries.

LETS DO IT WORLD 2020

First global Digital Cleanup Day was held on Earth Day on 22nd of April, to bring attention to the growing environmental impact of digital waste. World Cleanup Day on 19 September 2020 united more than 11 million people in 166 countries despite COVID-19.

LETS DO IT WORLD 2021

Let’s Do It World Annual Conference is held virtually for the first time, attracting more than 2500 participants. More than 13,5 million people in 191 countries participated in cleanups in 191 countries during a year despite COVID-19.

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