Life in Rural Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan|environment|August 29, 2019 / 09:40 AM
Volunteers collect ton of waste in clean-up campaign outside Bishkek

AKIPRESS.COM - The clean up campaign was held on the Tashtar-Ata Mountain outside Bishkek on August 23.

Volunteers competed in separate collection of waste and their ecological knowledge in teams.

Over a ton of waste was collected in the result. The sorted waste was shipped for recycling, unrecyclable waste was transported to landfill.

The clean up campaign in the form of the competition is held for the second time. Last year the Boz-Boltok Mountain area was cleaned in the same way when more than a half of ton of waste was collected. Over 60 participated in the clean up campaign last year and more than 100 volunteered this time.

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