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Online Map of Segregated Waste Recycling Points Goes Live in Moscow
November 25, 2015 16:02

Moscow municipal administration has launched an interactive map of segregated waste collection points and recycling collection centres. It will prompt where to discard used batteries, plastic materials and waste paper, the site of the Moscow City Hall reports.
Muscovites will be able to check online, where one can scrap used batteries, aluminum jars, energy saving bulbs, waste paper, plastic, glass, electronic equipment, ferrous and non-ferrous metal, and car tires.
According to the Moscow Department of Natural Resources Management and Environmental Protection, the most numerous in the city are the points for collecting energy saving lamps - there are 1042 of them in Moscow. Such bulbs need to be handed over if they contain mercury. Generally they are acceptted in district housing and communal services. Besides, Moscow has 53 recycling collection centres.
As for the points of segregate waste drop-off, they are 26 in the city of Moscow. So far there are waste sorting points in three administrative districts of Moscow, namely Northern (15), Northeast (8) and Southwest (3).
In the north of Moscow there are also 27 mobile services for segregate waste collection. These are special lorries with containers, which ply around districts according to the schedule, and stop in various points for 15 minutes. The schedule is also available on the interactive map. On such points one can drop off sorted garbage, such as waste paper, plastic, aluminum jars, glass and batteries, into special separate boxes.
The Moscow Government of is presently working on the environment strategy till 2030. This strategy will  take into account the suggestions given by Muscovites in a special crowdsourcing project. It was carried out in the summer of 2015 and showed that Muscovites are highly interested in segregate waste collection.



Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Segregate Waste Collection Recycling Ecology   

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