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Citizens handed over in points of reception of waste 20 tons of garbage, and in return, received tickets to concerts, movies and museums.

The participants of the campaign “Art for the environment” has passed more than 20 tons of separated waste collected and received in return the tickets to theatres, museums, exhibitions and excursions, as well as the monopods from the project Active citizen.

In order to get a ticket, need to register in the project “Active citizen”, to show the QR code in the personal Cabinet and to pass on a selection of at least one kilogram of aluminium (50-60 cans), at least two kilograms of glass (about 20 bottles), paper or plastic (70-100 bottles).

Citizens could choose concert tickets of famous artists — Eros, Ramazzotti, Sergey Lazarev, Polina Gagarina, Diana Arbenina and groups “Night snipers”, groups Dezery, “Animals”, “Disco Crash”

The rally, organized The Department of natural resources Moscow was held from 31 August to 24 September. To take waste from participants of the action could in 10 points of acceptance, addresses of which have been published on the page departments and on the website action. Daily from 14:00 to 19:00 in the reception of wastes on duty promoters.

The first event was held in 2018. Last year it was attended by more than 4,5 thousand Muscovites were collected 10 tons of waste. At the end of campaign received hundreds of reviews from Muscovites with the request to hold it annually. This year “Art for the environment” was supported by about 50 partners.

From January 2020, Moscow will earn the system of separate collection of household waste. Already, residential houses and objects of social infrastructure equip platforms with special containers for recyclable materials (plastic, glass, paper, cardboard, metal and other). The new system will allow to increase the share of recycling of recyclable materials and reduce the volumes of its export.

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