Plastic Free Venice

June 08 2018 @ 3:00 PM - June 09 2018 @ 9:30 PM

The UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, Venice, in collaboration with various Venetian and national institutions including CNR-ISMAR and Veritas, is organizing a clean-up day for plastic waste that, incidentally or voluntarily abandoned, invade vast lagoon areas as well as the channels of the historic centre of Venice.  

The initiative is of a purely civic and educational nature, without any political connotation and open to every single individual or associations that intend to adhere on a personal or collective basis.

The clean-up activity, which aims at raising public awareness on the impact of abandoned plastic waste, will take place on 9 June. SkyTG24 TV programme, Sky Ocean Rescue - Un mare da Salvare, will follow klive the launch of the initiative from Venice on 8 June.

The activity, part of Citta di Venezia - Le Città in festa, is organized in collaboration with: Prontopia, CNR-ISMAR, VERITAS, Viva Voga Veneta, Row Venice, Real Venetian Kayak, AVA.

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  • raise awareness on plastic pollutions
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