Completion of "Clean Olkhon Island" 2013
Two-day volunteer action "Clean Olkhon Island" ended the season of 2013 the project "Save the Baikal", which was held September 14-15 in the All-Russian action on garbage collection "Make".Read more...
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01 Января Completion of "Clean Olkhon Island" 2013
Two-day volunteer action " Clean Olkhon Island " ended the season of 2013 the project " Save the Baikal" , which was held September 14-15 in the All-Russian action on garbage collection "Make " . Participation in the event was more than 100 volunteers from Russia (Moscow , Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude ( registered volunteers and school students school № 46), Angarsk) , as well as guests from Spain, Italy , France, Belgium and the United States . The event was supported by the administration Baikal National Park and the village Huzhir .
A total of 3 tons of garbage collected , which is traditionally collected separately - glass, plastic and metal. Area of the working area was 4 km 2 .
The event was conducted research on education unauthorized landfills in coastal areas and in the forest area of the island and its export outside the national park. As it turned out , one of the key reasons is the low awareness of residents and vacationers on the treatment of waste , as well as incorrect interaction former village administration and the contractor dealing with MSW ( municipal solid waste) in the area.
Recall every year Baikal attracts more tourists. In 2013, with a population of 1,500 people and 730 square miles ? Olkhon Island was visited by over 250,000 people. It is noteworthy that most of the island for nature preservation, but in fact the rules of stay are not regulated. As a result, garbage on the island is becoming more of MSW collected in the forest and coastal areas in landfills , natural disasters . Also , an environmental challenge Olkhon is illegal logging .
The rally was organized on the initiative of ANO " Centre for Development of Environmental and Social Projects" and passed with the support and active assistance of many public and commercial organizations :
United Nations Development Programme , the Fund for Protection of Lake Baikal , Rotaract "Baikal Eco ", " Zoozabota ", " Bloggers against Garbage ", " MMC Rus" , the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Russia , the company «S7», «Amway», « Rosneft» , GK "Optics », «Makita», NPF " BASK », «Alexika» and company " Start-1 », «PONY EXPRESS», « Absolute Cash and Carry», 2GIS, of meat-packing plant "Irkutsk ", LLC trading and manufacturing company " Naran " chain stores " Belgian bakery ", JSC " loaf " store " four eyes ", JSC group of companies " Baikal Sea " hostel «Irkutsk City Lodge»