23 January 2013, Wednesday, 11:01

“Paper Boom” is announced in Bashkiria

author: Galina Bakhshieva

Ecological action on waste paper collection “Paper Boom” started in Ufa within the frames of the Year for environmental protection. The main goal of the action is attraction of public attention to the problem of separated waste collection and popularization of consideration for natural resources.

“Tons of paper is thrown from offices and homes everyday and in case of proper treatment and certain efforts of all of us this paper can be used many times, thus saving thousand trees” – one of the action’s initiators Ruslan Khafizov says.

At present moment “Paper Boom” runs at 17 schools of Kirovski district of Ufa. Seven tons of waste paper have been collected just for the first day of the action. Leninski district of the city will take the baton already beginning from February, the ecological portal RB reports.