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Participants in classes and workshops will be told about alternatives to packages and shown how to make an eco-bag.

For World Plastic Bag Free Day, which is celebrated on July 3, Mosprirodaprepared a thematic online program. Its participants will learn how to replace a bag, how to make an eco-friendly shopping bag or fruit for purchases with their own hands, and how people used to do without polyethylene.

Practical, reusable cloth bag is environmentally friendly. If you abandon plastic bags in her favor, you can save up to 2,500 rubles per year. Each of us uses the package on average for two hours, but after disposal it will stay on the planet for more than 200 years. Only two or four eco-bags (textile bags, shopping bags, eco-bags, fruit) will allow you not to buy about 480 bags a year.

On January 1, 2020, a separate waste collection program was launched in Moscow. Special containers were installed in the courtyards of houses and social institutions. Containers with a blue sticker and the inscription “Recyclable” are intended for waste that can be recycled. They need to discard paper, plastic, glass and metal. Anything else can be sent to containers with a gray sticker and the inscription “Mixed waste”: food waste, personal hygiene products, contaminated containers, and so on.

This program has already brought its first results: last year, 1.5 times more municipal solid waste was sent for recycling compared to 2019.

Schedule of events of the online action “Say no to plastic bags” on July 3

10:00 – master class “Do-it-yourself eco-friendly shopping bag”. The presenters will tell and show you how to make a reusable bag yourself from eco-friendly materials.

Where to look: pages of the Moscow Ecological Center in social networks “In contact with”, Facebook and “Instagram”.

10:00 – class “Is there life without plastic?” The master class will be devoted to the problem of excessive use of disposable plastic, as well as talk about the benefits and dangers of this material and the features of its processing.

Where to look: pages of the Directorate of Natural Areas of the Northern Administrative District, Northern Eastern Administrative District and Sokolniki in social networks “In contact with”, Facebook and “Instagram”.

11:00 – lesson “Five reasons to refuse a plastic bag”.

Where to look: pages of the Directorate of Natural Territories “Tsaritsyno” in social networks “In contact with” and “Instagram”.

11:45 am – International Plastic Bag Rejection Day. Participants will get acquainted with some facts regarding the package we are used to.

Where to look: pages of the Ecocenter “Vorobyovy Gory” in social networks “In contact with”, “Instagram” and Facebook.

12:00 – lesson “Do you remember how it was?” The presenters will tell how people used to do without plastic bags and how they replaced them.

Where to look: pages of the Ecocenter “Horse yard” in social networks “In contact with”, Facebook and “Instagram”.

12:00 – master class “Fruit from a T-shirt”. A creative lesson that will tell you how to make an excellent bag for vegetables or fruits out of an old T-shirt. So you can give an old thing a new life and reduce the number of plastic bags in your home and on the planet.

Where to look: pages of the Ecocenter “Bitsevsky Forest” in social networks “In contact with”, Facebook and “Instagram”.

12:15 pm – Session “Five reasons to say no to a plastic bag.”

Where to look: pages of the Directorate of Natural Areas “Bitsevsky Forest” in social networks “Instagram”, “In contact with” and Facebook.

13:00 – game “The package is harm”. A fieldword, in which one of the solutions to the problem of plastic bags is encrypted among the “non-ecological” words.

Where to look: pages of the Ecocenter “Beekeeping” in social networks “In contact with” and “Instagram”.

14:30 – life hacks “No to a plastic bag”. Participants will learn how to replace a plastic bag.

Where to look: page of the Directorate of Natural Territories “Tushinsky” and “Pokrovskoye-Streshnevo” in the social network “Instagram”.

15:00 – master class on painting eco-bags.

Where to look: pages of the Directorate of Natural Territories “Moskvoretsky” in social networks “Instagram”, “In contact with” and Facebook.

15:30 – lesson “Bag or reusable bag – the choice is yours!” Participants will compare how their use is environmentally friendly and harmless to the Earth.

Where to look: page of the Directorate of Natural Territories “Tushinsky” and “Pokrovskoye-Streshnevo” in the social network “Instagram”.

17:00 – master class “Furoshiki”. The presenters will tell you how you can replace a plastic bag and how to look stylish and environmentally friendly at the same time.

Where to look: page of the Directorate of Natural Territories “Tushinsky” and “Pokrovskoye-Streshnevo” in the social network “Instagram”.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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