Photo: Hristo Anestev


The Via Pontica Foundation is pleased to invite you to join the EU-supported litter reduction campaign entitled “Our Sea – Our Future” *. The aim of the campaign is to implement measures to reduce waste, promote it and raise awareness of residents and guests of Burgas.

The waste reduction campaign will last 8 days (from 16.07.2021 to 23.07.2021 inclusive) and will be held on the beach “Kraimorie” (Kraimorie, Burgas) and on Lake Burgas (Ecopark “Vaya”).

The opening of the campaign will take place on 16.07.2021 (Friday) on the beach “Kraimorie” with the organization of ECO WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN.

The ECO WORKSHOP will be held on 16.07.2021 in the hours from 10:00 to 12:00 and from 16:00 to 18:00 and will include the production of various useful and beautiful items from waste. If interested, the eco workshop will work during the whole campaign.

On 20.07.2021 (Tuesday) from 10:00 am in the Ecopark for Biodiversity and Alternative Tourism “VAYA” on the river Chakarliyka, flowing into the Burgas Lake (Vaya), a PILOT DEMONSTRATION IMPLEMENTATION OF WASTE REDUCTION MEASURES in the coastal zone, carried by rivers, flowing into the sea.

During the entire period of the campaign, a TEMPORARY INNOVATIVE INFORMATION CENTER, established with waste materials in order to raise awareness, will be located in the area of Kraimorie Beach.

Attractive facilities for separate waste collection and thematic information boards will be placed around the information center. Every visitor to the beach will have the opportunity to learn understandably presented information about the significance of the problem of marine litter.

Photo: Hristo Anestev


If you don’t know:

To what extent is waste harmful to marine organisms and humans?

How long does it take for different types of waste to decompose completely?

What are the benefits of recycling?

Which waste can be recycled and which cannot?

But you want to learn the answers to these and many other interesting questions while having fun, we are waiting for you on the beach in Kraimorie!

If you know, get involved to show that we are ready to take care of our sea!


  • The campaign “OUR SEA – OUR FUTURE” is conducted with the financial support of the EU under the project “Innovative Techniques and Methods for Reducing Marine Litter in the Black Sea Coastal Areas”-BSB552 RedMarLitter, priority 2.2. “Awareness Raising and Joint Actions for Reducing River and Marine Litter”, Joint Operational Programme “Black Sea Basin 2014-2020”.
Invitation for Inclusion in the Campaign to Reduce Marine Litter “Our Sea – Our Future”