Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico

 
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 1 donation
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Environmental Education and First Aid training
    By - Sophie Birkett - Head of Operations, Charitable Trust
    Dear Supporter,  The Pez Maya community project is principally located in the community of Javier Rojo Gomez -better known as Punta Allen- approximately 25km to the South of Pez Maya. Every Monday GVI travels to Punta Allen to teach English classes for kids and adults, but we also organize different workshops...
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 1 donation
    • 2 months ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 1 donation
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 1 donation
    • 4 months ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Women empowerment in Punta Allen
    By - Sophie Birkett - Head of Operations, Charitable Trust
    Dear Supporter, The Pez Maya community work main objectives are to raise awareness on different key environmental issues as well as to build capacities among the community. As a part of this project, the staff and volunteers from Pez Maya were taken on four different eco-tours organized by the new women cooperative in the...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 1 donation
    • 5 months ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 2 donations
    • 7 months ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Centers and Waste Separation Programmes
    By - Sophie Birkett - Head of Operations, Charitable Trust
    Dear Supporter, Exciting news this month! The GVI team in Mexico have been conducting meetings with the government body that is in charge of the Sian Ka'an Biosphere reserve and they are very keen to start supporting the activities we are doing on this project even more. They are currently talking to tourist cooperatives...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 1 donation
    • 8 months ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 3 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Why Punta Allen?
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    Dear Supporter, You may be wondering why, out of all the communities on the Yucatan coastline, we are working in the village of Punta Allen. Punta Allen (officially Javier Rojo Gómez) is the largest village in the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve in the Mexican...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 6 donations
    • 10 months ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 56 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Construction work continues
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    Dear supporter, The recycling centre construction work continues! Recent donations have been used to build three compost containers and another part of the main structure as well as the wages for the builders. As we mentioned in our last report, plastic bottles were filled with sand that the community prepared, three...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Construccion del centro de acopio
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    Finalmente hemos comenzado la construcción de nuestro centro de acopio!! La comunidad está participando para lograr este gran desafío. Finally we have started building the recycling centre! The community is helping to accomplish this great challenge. After several years and numerous charity challenges,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Mini-challenge Mayathlon fundraising
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    The recycling centre is very basic at the moment and there is a lot of work still to be done to improve the centre and make it run more efficiently. To achieve this, more workers and materials are required and in order to raise the money some brave volunteers and staff members took part in the Mini-challenge Mayathlon on...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Building materials for the Centre
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    After the GVI Mexico team and volunteers joined the Maraton ecologico de la Riviera Maya back in October 2012, to pay for construction material transportation and to continue building the Punta Allen recycling centre, we have finally raised more funds to continue building the centre. Community members in Punta...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    GVI Mexico minichallenge - Ecomarathon
    By - Alice Hawkes - GVI Charitable Trust Team
    A GVI Mexico team of enthusiastic and brave volunteers and  staff will be running an eco marathon - Maraton ecologico de la Riviera Maya - on  Sunday 28th October in order to raise 2000USD that will pay for construction  material transportation to continue building Punta Allen recycling center. Here are the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 113 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Beach Cleaning!
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    Although we have completed many beach cleans throughout our time here at Pez Maya we have never recorded them on the Project Aware site. What better time to start than now? Here at Pez Maya we have a methodology for our beach cleans that occurs every Friday morning. Over the course of 12 weeks we cover close to 2 kilometers...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Beach Clean!
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    Every week, Staff and volunteers in Pez Maya, Mexico clean two hundred meters of beach on the stretch of coastline we live by. Over the course of twelve weeks we clean a transect of about two km in length and the amount of rubbish that we collect is quite simply staggering. The vast majority of this rubbish is plastic;...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Recycing Workshop
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    After much preparation some staff and volunteers organized an Earth Day celebration for the small fishing town of Punta Allen.  The goal was to raise awareness on the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling, as well as keeping our beaches clean.  Punta Allen is a small fishing village immersed in the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Phase 1 complete
    By - Cynthia Arochi - GVI Program Co-ordinator
    In the last few years the aim of setting up a recycling centre in Punta Allen, a fishing village situated within the UNESCO Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, has become, little by little, a reality, achieved thanks to all the donors and volunteers (both local and foreigners). The recycling center started to be built in December...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Progression of the recycling Centre in Mexico
    By - Aoife Bulman - Charitable Trust Team
    The recycling centre is finally under construction, the money was used to pay the builders to start with the frame of the centre. More construction material was bought and the workers managed to do a lot with what was purchased. Having a proper place to store the recycling will protect it from the sun, rain, wind, etc. This...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Construction continues at the Recycling centre
    By - Ross Deans - GVI Charitable Trust Manager
    Daily collection of compost has been going really well with some donations helping to purchase hosing to water the compost area rather than carrying buckets a couple of hundred meters. Meanwhile construction of the centre continues. Electric wires and lamps have been purchased and installed to aid work meaning that the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Amazing support for the GVI Charitable Trust
    By - Alice Burrow - GVI Charitable Trust
    We would like to share the most recent trustee report from the GVI Charitable Trust. This report covers the six month period from July to December 2011. This has been by far the most successful period. In six months we have raised nearly as much as we did the whole previous year. This increase in funding has brought a...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Recycling centre made from plastic bottles!
    By - Lluvia Soto - GVI Mexico Country Director
    We are very excited to share that construction at the recycling centre has now started. During the recent lobster festival celebration, we had a busy day in the recycling centre. After Tropical storm Rina, a lot of the plastic was blown away (as it does not have a proper storage place), so we joined forces to tidy up the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 44 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    The recycling programs grows in Punta Allen
    By - Lluvia Soto - GVI Mexico Country Director
    The recycling project in Mexico is developing into a wonderful initiative. There are a few points around the small fishing village of Punta Allen where people have containers where they separate recycling. Everyday somebody will take  charge of collecting the recycling around town with a tricycle. They also collect...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has been reactived and is now accepting donations again.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $1,158 from an original funding goal of $1,000!
    • 3 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has been reactived and is now accepting donations again.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $1,108 from an original funding goal of $1,000!
    • 3 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    First anniversary celebration!
    By - Lluvia Soto - GVI Mexico Country Director
    After one year of hard work the recycling project continues! The recycling centre is taken care of by Doña Isabel and her family, she has been working really hard to continue collecting the plastics and organic waste from town. The people in town continue to separate their waste and put it in the containers around...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    GVI Environmental Heroes!
    By - Ross Deans - GVI Charitable Trust Manager
    Our local Partners, Punta Allen Verde have made a brilliant short video to encourage recycling in the local area. The video uses humour to help people relate but also successfully illustrates how easy it is for everyone to contribute. Watch this great video here.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has received 7 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Community visit to local recycling centre
    By - Lluvia Soto - GVI Expedition Manager
    Things are going really well on the project Punta Allen Verde, we have been encouraged by the local people who are very motivated to keep up with the challenge. A visit to Xel-Ha recycling centre was organized to know a little bit more about waste separation and compost. Fourteen people from Punta Allen, adults and kids,...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico posted a progress report
    Punta Allen come to our research base
    By - GVI Mexico - Project Staff
    The Kids Club and their mothers came to our research base in Pez Maya for a full day of activities. Early in the morning several cars came to our driveway full with kids and mothers to enjoy all the activities that we had prepared. We started the day with an EFR child care course for the mothers, Stu and Lluvia...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Establishing a Recycling Centre in Mexico has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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Ross Deans

St Albans, Herts United Kingdom

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