During the visit, hosted by the Speaker of the Parliament Binali Yıldırım and his wife Semiha Yıldırım, with the participation of the Minister of Environment and Urbanization Murat Kurum, Emine Erdoğan visited the waste center and received information from the authorities regarding the works carried out within the scope of the project.
Emine Erdogan, who made statements to the press during his visit, said that the implementation of the Zero Waste Project, which is rapidly spreading throughout the country, has a symbolic meaning. "If the authority applied to represent our nation, all of Turkey is also accelerated proliferation of goal," said Emine Erdogan, deputies stressed the importance of being followers of the project in their own city.
“CONSIDERATION OF WASTE AT THE SOURCE IS AWARENESS”
Emine Erdoğan, the President of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey for the implementation of the project, thanked the administrative staff of the Grand National Assembly and the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization.
Emine Erdoğan pointed out the importance of compost fertilizer production obtained from organic wastes within the scope of the project. “Organic wastes beautify our gardens instead of polluting the environment”. Emine Erdogan, waste separation at the source, recycling, prevention of waste of resources, such as saving the prerequisite to protect the nature of the issues, he added.
ZERO WASTE PROJECT
The Zero Waste Project, which is primarily planned to be implemented in public institutions and organizations in Ankara and then throughout the country, has been implemented in the Parliament since June 12, 2018. Between June 12 and July 16, 19 tons of paper, 550 kg. glass, 942 kg. plastic, 147 kg. metal, 2.8 tons of organic waste were collected by separation. A significant amount of recycling and saving was achieved with the system established to protect the environment and contribute to the economy.
Zero Waste Project, which is carried out with the coordination of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, is being implemented effectively in many public institutions in Ankara, especially the Presidential Complex.