In 2020 Moscow Starts Recycling its Rubbish

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Moscow has begun rolling out its first city-wide recycling scheme as it battles to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill. 

Authorities hope it will lead to around 50% of the capital’s waste being recycled. Currently, about 88% goes to landfill, according to official figures.

Watch the video below on the garbage crisis in Moscow

Last September, Russia ratified the Paris Climate Agreement, which requires to establish a recycling system for raw materials.

In addition to Moscow, garbage management schemes have been approved throughout the country, although official sources say that only 74 regions have the necessary conditions.

Source is here ( in English)

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