16:38 14/09/2019 Armenia

New sorting bins for plastic waste installed in Yerevan

Four sorting bins for plastic waste were installed in Yerevan on Friday, Innovative Solutions for Sustainable Development (ISSD) reported, adding the initiative was realized as part of its “Recycle it” project with the financial support of "Global Credit'' UCO CJSC and the permission of Yerevan Municipality.

The new bins are placed in Cross-stone park, Northern Ave , Swan lake. ISSD NGO plans to install 9 more sorting bins in the capital soon.

The organization also called on Yerevan residents and guests to use the new bins only for plastic waste and support to promote waste sorting culture in Armenia.

The “Recycle it” project funded by the UNDP and Global Environment Facility GEF grant funding aims to promote formation of waste separation and recycling culture in Armenia by installing waste sorting bins and raising awareness on waste management. The project will initiate waste sorting and recycling activities in the capital Yerevan and select village communities, foster new business opportunities in the waste management industry, increase public awareness of recycling and reuse, promote environmental education. 



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