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Disposing of solid waste responsibly

Creating a clean-up culture:
  • Dominica - students involving the Dublanc community, '03-'04;
  • St. Kitts and Nevis - Carnival troupe, Jan '06
  • Fiji - Clean 'X' project, where 'X' may be a market, school or village centre, '03-'04
Beach clean-ups and related activities:
  • Dominica, local beach clean-up and related activity, '03-'04
  • St. Kitts and Nevis, international coastal clean-up and Back Chat group, Sep '04
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines, international coastal clean-ups, Jul '03, Sep '04, Jun '06;
  • Old Providence and Santa Catalina, San Andres Archipelago, recycling day with the general public, May '05;
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines, recycling discarded glass, '04
Waste characterization surveys:
  • Maldives, training students on sorting garbage, '04
Locating safe disposal sites:
  • Abaco, Bahamas, local action to move a poorly managed garbage disposal site 2004
Internet discussions on the Small Islands Voice Global Internet Forum:

To get involved, contact :


Coastal Regions and Small Islands Platform
UNESCO, Paris, France
fax: +33 1 45 68 58 08

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