ACTIVITIES
Education, awareness, divulgation and inspection




  • April 26, 2018
  • Calle Tercera
  • Inspection

First Day without Plastic Bags





Monitoring compliance


The first day that Agreement no. 014/2017 was mandatory, a group of Cero Basura en Bocas, along with the Mayor and the District Corregidora, toured the main businesses of Calle Tercera, to verify compliance with the Agreement. The compliance of the commerce with the prohibition was very satisfactory.


  • April 15, 2018
  • Bastimentos Fair
  • Information

Bastimentos Fair





Informative walk


During the Bastimentos Fair, a group of members of Cero Basura en Bocas, carried out an informative walk around the town, in order to inform about the prohibition of the delivery, free or not, of disposable plastic bags by the commerce. On occasion, reusable bags were given to the interviewees.


  • March 6, 2018
  • Bastimentos Town
  • Information

Information Board





Information for supermarket customers


At the Bastimentos Center, in the district of Bocas del Toro, an informative activity was carried out directed to the customers of the commerce, in order to inform about the prohibition of the delivery, free or not, of disposable plastic bags on the part of the retailers. On the occasion, reusable bags were presented to those present.


  • February 27, 2018
  • Calle Tercera
  • Diffusion

Delivery of Posters





Posters for supermarkets and stores


In the shops located in Third Street, the distribution of the hanging signs began, with information addressed to the customers of the commerce, on the prohibition of the delivery, free or not, of disposable plastic bags on the part of the retailers.


  • January 26, 2018
  • Simon Bolivar Park
  • Information

Information Board





Information for supermarket customers


At the Simon Bolivar Park, on Calle Tercera, in Bocas del Toro, an informative activity was carried out aimed at the customers of the commerce, about the prohibition of the delivery, free or not, of disposable plastic bags on the part of the commerce. On the occasion, reusable bags were presented to those present.


  • November 6, 2017
  • Costa Rica
  • Investigation

Recycling Tour through Costa Rica





Evaluation of recycling projects in operation.


A group of members of Cero Basura en Bocas made an experience trip through several sectors of Costa Rica, where they visited community, municipal and business projects about solid waste management, especially recycling and composting. The trip was made with funds from PPD (Small Donations) through Fundación Promar.


  • August 19, 2017
  • Supermarket Isla Colon
  • Information

Information Board





Information for supermarket customers


At the door of the Isla Colon Supermarket, on Calle Tercera, Bocas del Toro, an informative activity was carried out aimed at supermarket customers, in order to inform and exchange opinions on the prohibition of the delivery, free or not, of Disposable plastic bags by commerce.


  • July 21, 2017
  • Tourism Authority of Panama
  • Meeting

Forum with Commerce





Meeting with the district commerce


At the headquarters of the Tourism Authority of Panama, on First Street, Bocas del Toro, an activity was held with the owners of the district's shops, especially supermarkets, in order to inform and exchange opinions on the prohibition of the delivery, free or not, of disposable plastic bags to its customers.


  • July 15, 2017
  • La Buga Dive and Surf
  • Entertainment and live music

Charity Quiz





Entertainment and live music


At the headquarters of La Buga Dive and Surf, on Calle Tercera, in Bocas del Toro, a question and answer entertainment activity was held on solid waste topics, with prizes to the winners and live music, to collect funds for activities of the program Cero Basura en Bocas.



  • June 16 & 30, 2017
  • July 14 & 28, 2017
  • Cine Cafe
  • Documentary exhibition

Trash Film Fest





Documentaries on solid waste.


At the Cine Cafe, on Second Street, in Bocas del Toro, a series of exhibitions of four documentaries on solid waste were held: on June 16 "Bag It", on June 30 "Trashed", on July 14 "Buy, throw, buy" and on July 28 "No impact man", to collect funds for Cero Basura en Bocas activities.