Waste sorting to be encouraged through incentives

2020-09-09 14:33:45

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On September 8, Head of Waste Management Department at Ulaanbaatar Mayor's Office S.Arigun, Director of the Health and Social Policy Institute of Mongolia A.Nyamdorj, and Head of Oyuny Darklaa NGO G.Enkhbaatar organized a meeting on waste sorting and its benefits.

The meeting participants discussed why waste should be sorted out and what changes can be made with waste sorting, how the sorted waste can be recycled, as well as solutions and plans for the future.

The Waste Management Department at Ulaanbaatar Mayor's Office has been organizing seminars for businesses and households, regularly providing them with advice and recommendations, and calling for source separation of waste.

It was also noted at the meeting that there are plans to collaborate with Mobicom and Unitel companies to start a Candy and Upoint point-based incentive program in two months from now. As part of the program, citizens who separate their waste will collect those bonus points for rewards.