Plastic bag free Alonissos
Run by MEDSOS in cooperation with the Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Monk Seal (MOm) and the municipality of Alonissos, the Plastic-bag free Alonissos project was funded by Thalassa Foundation. NGO Surfrider Foundation highlighted the project in their Good practices guide: Banning single-use plastic bags.
- 11 clean-ups;
- distribution of posters and leaflets to raise awareness among the general public;
- environmental education activities targeting all local schools;
- participatory events involving stakeholders, such as questionnaires to shop-owners, meetings at the town hall etc.; and
- door-to-door distribution of fabric shopping bags by pupils and volunteers.
Results of the project can be found here.