At the turn of 2022 and 2023, people from two Moldovan villages joined forces to clean up a local landfill that has long been a source of pollution. As there is no safe regional waste disposal site, the locals have no choice but to use the inadequate village landfill. It is adjacent to a nature reserve, which pollutes through rainwater runoff and wind-borne garbage. Therefore, the citizens, led by Maria Gurscaia of the NGO SOL, have at least modified it to prevent as much pollution as possible.
Read more in our article about this event.
PHOTO: Maria Gurscaia and Jana Plavec