Recycling program achieves fuel savings

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AMMAN— Waste sorting in the neighborhood of Radwan has managed to save some JD12,000 in fuel, according to the Director of the Environmental Studies and Awareness Department, Omar Arabiyat.اضافة اعلان

He said that the municipality, in cooperation with a team from the Middle East Center for Empowering Initiatives and Future Pioneers, launched an awareness and evaluation campaign for the waste sorting project. The awareness campaign convinced occupants of residential and office buildings in the Radwan neighborhood to switch out traditional containers with those specially labeled for recycling and organic waste.

Arabiyat pointed out that some 450 tonnes of recyclable waste has been collected in the Radwan neighborhood since the project was launched at the beginning of last year, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

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