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COCA-COLA'S FROM SOURCE  TO THE SEA PROJECT GATHERED MORE THAN A HUNDRED PARTICIPANTS IN THE PACKAGING WASTE COLLECTION ACTION IN FOČA

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Action for cleaning packaging waste in Foča, the second in a row within the Coca-Cola project From source  to the sea engaged more than a hundred participants. This action, with the support of numerous partner institutions and organizations, and with the coordination of the NGO Eco Center and the local community - Municipality of Foča, included separate collection of waste through parks and streets along the rivers, all the way to the mouth of the Drina and Ćehotina. Action participants separated recyclable waste from mixed waste. They collected plastic packaging, paper and cans separately from other waste that cannot be reused.

The project began on September 7 with the action of collecting packaging waste along the banks of the Drina river and through Višegrad, and with an event that took place immediately before the action of waste collection in Višegrad, on the bridge of Mehmed-paša Sokolović.

Coca-Cola in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as a socially responsible company and a leader in the application of the postulates of sustainable business, has clearly set goals related to reducing the impact on the environment. One of the company's strategic commitments, as well as a global initiative, is a world without waste, which includes the project From source  to the sea, implemented in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the first time this year.

Coca-Cola’s project  From source  to the sea it is implemented in cooperation with local NGOs - Eco Center from Višegrad and CA Ruke  from Sarajevo. So far, the project has been supported in partnership by: the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Ministry of Spatial Planning, Construction and Ecology of the Republika Srpska, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of Republika Srpska, the Ministry of Municipal Economy, Infrastructure, Spatial Planning, Construction and Environmental Protection Sarajevo Canton, Ministry of Construction, Spatial Planning and Environmental Protection of Una-Sana Canton, Vode Srpska Public Institution, Adriatic Sea Water Area Agency, Municipality of Višegrad, City of Bihać, City of Tuzla, Municipality of Tomislavgrad, Municipality of Rudo, Municipality of Foča.

The partners ofthe project are the companies Ekopak and Euro Beta, which are in charge of organizing the collection of waste. In addition to partner non-governmental organizations and companies for separate collection and recycling of waste, the partners of the project are the companies Konzum BiH and Mercator BiH.