Algeria-One (1) ton of bread and two (2) tons of plastic were recovered during the 23rd edition of the International Book Fair of Algiers (SILA), organized from October 29 to November 10 in progress, a indicated the cleaning company of the wilaya of Algiers (Netcom).
The garbage collection operation at the Sila pavilions resulted in the recovery of more than one (1) ton of bread, the Communication Officer at Netcom told APS. Nassima Yakoubi.
In this context, Ms. Yakoubi described as considerable the amount of bread recovered, a significant amount that reflects, according to her, the waste and lack of civility in some citizens.
In addition, the cleaning operation of the pavilions devoted to the exhibition of books led to the collection of 10 tons of cardboard, which will subsequently be used in the selective sorting and recycling of waste, as well as than the recovery of 2 tons of plastic.
The same official indicated, moreover, that this EPIC had mobilized a team of 15 agents, ensuring the service 24/24, in order to proceed to the cleaning of the various stands of this cultural event (SILA) which knew the participation of 47 countries and attracted more than 1,000 publishing houses.
To do this, Netcom has gathered the necessary resources for cleaning operations, said the same official, citing 5 large dump trucks, two electric sweepers and five other mechanical, plus 50 garbage bins of different volumes for the selective sorting especially of cardboard
The Communications Officer of Netcom recalled that one (1) ton and 320 kg of household waste from visitor consumption had been collected, at the 22nd edition of the Sila (2017), in addition to 100 tons of cardboard and 320 kg of bread.