Joint Project for Recycling Packaging Materials

The Ministry of Tourism and Environment, the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Commerce and the Cyprus Turkish Chamber of Industry are working together in a joint recycling project for packaging waste.

The three institutions have reached an agreement to collect all packaging waste in the market.

Minister of Tourism and Environment Fikri Ataoğlu said that the Packaging and Packaging Waste Management Statute not only covered plastic shopping bags but was aimed at all packaging materials.

He said that the aim of the project will be to raise the public’s awareness of the environment and human health.