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Volunteers collected more than 200 bags of garbage in the framework of "pure ice of Baikal" in Irkutsk region

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Recall , the event was held April 5 and 6 in Listvyanka , Irkutsk region and in midstream " MPC- Olkhon ." Cleaning action took place in the framework of the project "Save Baikal" , organized by the NGO " Center for Development of environmental and social projects."

Action "Clean Baikal Ice " for the third year passes on the banks of Lake Baikal. The event is aimed at drawing attention to the conservation of all season purity and beauty of Lake Baikal , as well as on the coast and immediate cleaning ice from the rubbish left by visitors over the winter period 

Recall , the event was held April 5 and 6 in Listvyanka , Irkutsk region and in midstream " MPC- Olkhon ." Cleaning action took place in the framework of the project "Save Baikal" , organized by the NGO " Center for Development of environmental and social projects."

Action "Clean Baikal Ice " for the third year passes on the banks of Lake Baikal. The event is aimed at drawing attention to the conservation of all season purity and beauty of Lake Baikal , as well as on the coast and immediate cleaning ice from the rubbish left by visitors over the winter period 

Listvyanka the action involved more than 70 volunteers from Irkutsk, Moscow , Angarsk and Ulan-Ude. Besides adult volunteers , the event was attended by students of Irkutsk orphanage number 1. Garbage collected separately - plastic, glass, metal and trash the rest . In total, were collected - 160 bags ( 50 bags - glass, 40 bags - metal, 30 bags - plastic bags 40 - mixed waste ) . Mixed waste has been sent to the administration of Listvyanka on the ground, collected separately and disposed of in the company for further sorting and recycling .

The action at the crossing " MPC- Olkhon " involved 35 volunteers. Was collected about 50 bags of garbage that has been taken Baikal National Park Authority and Forestry Elantsinskogo the nearest landfill , according to organizers .

In addition to garbage collection volunteers spent active educational work with holidaymakers on the lake, told about separate collection of waste , recycling and respect for the rules of nature.

"This action is traditionally opens the season of our project - said the head of the project " Save Baikal " Maxim Tokarev . - We hold it to tell people about the methods of waste management and recycling , as well as draw attention to the growing volume of landfills on Lake Baikal. Of course, the processing industry in the region is less developed than everyone would like , but we are confident that awareness only stimulates its growth. Big misconception that people are not willing to sort garbage , the main thing - to create the conditions and all available in advance to explain . "

 

 

 

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