Reuse day in Rojc!
• WHAT will be done
REUSE DAY IN ROJC
About the venue:
Community Center Rojc is a particular “place of civil society,” an alternative urban culture centre situated in a small town called Pula, Croatia, in the north of the Mediterranean southern Europe. Rojc hosts 111 associations with very different activities: culture and art, sport and recreation, children and youth, ethnic minorities, psycho-social work, etc. Together with the City of Pula, which is the legal owner of the building, mentioned associations are managing the Center on the basis of the public-citizen participation model in order to develop more productive forms of co-existence, co-management and co-production. Rojc is incubator of many projects and activities with aim of sustainable development from urban gardening, reuse flea markets, diy upcycling workshops, promoting sharing communities etc. NGO Green Istria is part of Rojc Alliance and situated in the center.
About the event:
Together with tenants and citiznes, Green Istria will organise event “Reuse day in Rojc” in order to promote EWWR week and principles of reuse and use less packaging. The event will be held in inner courtyard of the building and in future space of community cafe in Rojc. This will be first of many action for “building” the Community Cafe. Community Cafe will be made from recycled materials and will promote social and sustainable principles.
Event will be divided in 3 parts:
1. CREATIVE WORKSHOP- UPCYCLING WALL MURAL
All participants will be involved in creative workshop of making wall mural from old leaflets and posters within the future community cafe. All material that will be used are part of Rojc Alliance archive of old events. In that way we will reuse old posters and leaflets and new wall murral will have fragments of Rojc history. The workshop will be lead by artist Boris Bogunović from NGO Town workshp.
2. BRING YOUR OWN CUP FOR COMMUNITY CAFE
All citizen will be invited to participate in action “Bring your cup” for community cafe. On the spot offering coffe and tea in reused cups, volounteers will explain and promote to participants less packaging initiative and give information about EWWR week.
3. RECYCLING WORKSHOP FOR KIDS “ECO IMAGINATIONS”
On the spot we will organise recycling corner for kids, with promo materials like coloring books and leaflets about recycling. On workshop kids will make art crafts from recycled materials like paper, plastic bottles and cans.
3. FOOD NOT WASTE LUNCH FOR VOLOUNTEERS
In cooperation with Eco green market from Pula, we will organise cooking workshop from food leftovers to make “food not waste” lunch for all participants. Interrested citizens will be invited to participate in making and serving lunch.
Event will be held on 19. november from 10 am until 14:00 pm. Event will be promoted via social networks, web pages and local media. On the spot of the event Green Istria activists will hold info-point about EWWR week.
Green Istria will also organise two aditional events:
17.11. Green Istria will organise round table about Zero Waste concept. Round table will be organised for all utility companies from Istrian County (11 companies). The name of round tabe is “How can we achive 50% separate waste collection until 2023?”. On the round table one of the guests will be Italian expert on waste management Raphael Rossi who will present best case studies from Italy. Also on the round table we will present future REUSE CENTER in Istrian County (Green Istria is one of the founder).
25.11. Green Istria will organise final event of action “Lets recycle in school”. Already six years we are organising education and school competition in collecting old paper. On final event we will hand awards for all schools that participated. Final event will be held in elementary school “Stoja” in Pula on 25.11. in the EWWR week and apposite programme will be organised.
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