The talisman of Devnya Cement, Mr. Clinker,
congratulated the first- and second graders of “Vasil Levski” School in Devnya
on the occasion of the First day of school.
In order to bring a cheerful mood to the 121 kids
who are worried about their new venture, he went into their classrooms to greet
them and wish them good luck. The children were extremely happy and eager to
touch the quirky hero. They all took pictures of memories that were skillfully
printed on tea cups to remind them of this wonderful moment. We wish the young
students a very successful and exciting school year!
Mr. Clinker was participant in the first for 2019 regional forums of the UN Global Compact Network Bulgaria under the slogan “Business – Strength for Good”, which took place on June 26th in partnership with Solvay Sodi, host of the event, University of Economics – Varna and Varna Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The purpose of the forum is to show how business can be a strength for good by presenting a series of successful practices that professionals from different industry sectors share with the audience during a panel discussion. Mr. Clinker presented in an extremely attractive and impressive way the interactive children’s museum “The Path of Waste” and took up the ovations of the public At the end of the event, all guests were invited to an organized tour in the soda plant of Solvey Sodi. The forum gave publicity to the good practices in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility for local companies, showing that these partnerships create shared value for business and society.
On June 15th, 2019,
the actress and director Iva Paneva, author of children’s plays, together with
Mr. Clinker participated in ECO Performance at the National Astronomical
Observatory and Planetarium “Nikolay Kopernik” in Varna. Children
from Varna and Kavarna learned about the benefits of recycling, participated in
theatrical, art and dance workshops. The project is implemented by “Our
World” Association with the support of the National Culture Fund program
On May 3, 2019 representatives of Devnya Cement took part in the competition “The new professions in the circular economy requiring creativity and innovation” on the subject: “Your waste is my raw material”, involving 67 students (in 31 teams) from 8th to 12th grade from the Professional High Schools from Varna District. During the competition the participants had the opportunity to make presentations and show models on the announced topic in the scope of culinary, fashion and design, construction, new technologies, which were evaluated by a competent jury with representatives from the Municipality of Varna, Varna Regional Management of Education, Varna Technical University, Varna Free University, as well as representatives from Agropolychim, Veolia Energy Varna, Devnya Cement, Solvay Sodi and companies from the branch.
On behalf of Devnya Cement, part of the jury were Dimitrina Serbezova, Environment Manager and Daniela Hristova, Plant ecologist. Special guest of the event was Mr. Clinker, who handed the certificates from Varna Regional Management of Education and awarded the winning team selected by Devnya Cement for their project for production of biogas from manure. The prizes were carefully selected according to the theme of the competition, made of ecological and recycled materials, all branded with both Mr. Clinker’s and company’s logo.
We use the case to draw again the attention to the environmental protection, which is beneficial for everyone and depends on our common efforts to continually improve our activities and environmental achievements.
The National Competition “The Greenest Companies of Bulgaria” presented for 8 consecutive years awards to the most responsible companies, municipalities and non-governmental organizations in the country.
Once again Devnya Cement AD, the founder of the museum, was awarded this year as the prestigious 1st place in the category Industry and Production Sector with the project “The Road of Waste” – an interactive children’s museum. Read More
Mr. Clinker visited “Vasil Levski” Secondary School in the town of Devnya to invite all students between the 1st and 5th grade to visit the museum. The children met the green hero who told them about his cause and about the museum. Many positive emotions and smiles accompanied the kids’ meeting with Mr. Clinker, and he himself received the honorable privilege of beating the bell to announce the beginning of the break.
The opening of “The Path of Waste” Interactive Museum in the town of Devnya was accompanied by many children’s smiles and laughter. The first visitors who attended the puppet theater screenplayed by Iva Paneva were fifth-graders from “Vasil Levski” Secondary School. Even the grown-up guests of the opening could not resist the great performance and stayed to watch it together with the children. Read More
Every day large amounts of household and industrial waste are disposed of at landfills in Bulgaria. Meanwhile, cities and towns continue to expand and often overload local waste management systems. Unfortunately, this is now a common practice in Bulgaria. In many European countries, however, landfill of waste is reduced to zero and waste is used as an alternative fuel. The capital of Austria, Vienna, is one of the examples of how an entire city uses its non-recyclable waste for heating. Read More