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The Ministry of environment and Ministry of industry and trade supported the idea to conduct an experiment on accepting used bottles and cans in the stores. This is reported by “Izvestia”.
The Agency did not specify whether it is planned to make the reception of containers fee — the issue is pending in the relevant bodies of Executive authorities with the involvement of representatives of the expert community.
At the same time, the Executive Director of “Russian ecological operator” Alexei Makrushin said that we are talking about the amount from 3 to 15 rubles for one empty bottle. He believes that this the population will have a financial interest — the Russians will be able to participate in the recycling economy and protect the environment.
“Our pilot project for installation of pandoratv suggest that returnable packaging will contain a bar code or other marking, which will allow you to Deposit to the credit card bonuses or other recurrent payments”, — explained the expert.
In late may, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed to study the initiative on the resumption of delivery of bottles to the stores. Implementation of the initiative should contribute to the solution of environmental problems in the country, among which the number one issue is garbage. Later one of the shopping networks has announced the beginning of acceptance of aluminum cans and plastic bottles in exchange for a 10 percent discount on certain goods.
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