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  • Waste Recycling in Turkey

    Friday, May 1, 2020

Question:
I have not seen a special trash can to throw empty glass bottles in Turkey. Where to throw them; to regular waste bins?

Answer:

In Turkey, yet to make a systematic contribution to public recycling could not be achieved. In some areas, garbage recycling projects are carried out with the personal efforts of the local governors, though not yet found a rcycling policy spread all around Turkey. So you probably won't find a separate trash when throwing the bottle. But don't worry, even if you don't do this, there are a lot of people doing it on the streets and in the garbage storage areas for you. For that unemployment is very high in Turkey, many people makes a living by picking and selling metal, plastic and paper out of garbage. In addition, there are people who sort out such garbage in areas where they are collected. Although the working environment for these people is not healthy at all, recycling is provided at the end of the day.