Chengdu Roots & Shoots (Chengdu)
Zöld Kör / Green Circle (Hungary)
In this exchange program, the organizations will compare and analyze their different systems of waste management. Furthermore they will work with local communities and jointly start programs of environmental education for school and the public. In order to learn more about waste management in practice, they are searching for dialogue with local people.
Evergreen Center for Sustainable Development, Beijing &
Youth Included, Czech Republic
Both China and Czechia face many environmental challenges. Pollution (air, water, and land pollution) and energy shortages are threatening the sustainability of communities. Both countries experienced a raise in population in the recent years. In China, migrant workers move from underdeveloped rural areas to cities, while in Czechia international migrants are settling to find a new home. The exchange partner’s aim is to explore how they can share their practices and environmental work with these groups.
Eco Canton (Guangzhou)
Zero Waste Europe (Belgium)
Spreading the understanding that waste is only the tip of the iceberg of a number of environmental and social issues. Therefore work on waste issues means as well working on climate change, food waste, air pollution, plastic pollution and other critical subtopics for both organizations.
Hong Kong Bird Watching Society (Hong Kong)
WWF Wadden Sea Office (Germany)
The exchange, with a special focus on coastal birds, will provide insight into approaches of bird-related activities and rescources thus contributing to awareness raising and conservation both in the Wadden Sea and Hong Kong/China.