I. Metshin: “The most important reward for us is that citizens grow conscious in matters of cleanliness”
Photo by Marat Muginov
June 3, Alina Berezhnaya). On June 1, the spring two-month period for sanitary
cleaning of the city ended in Kazan. In two months, 283 thousand cubic meters
of various garbage was taken to landfills, which is about 12.5 thousand KAMAZ
trucks. In general, more than 140 thousand people took part in cleaning Kazan.
Igor Kulyazhev, the deputy head of the Executive Committee and the chairman of
the Committee for External Improvement, reported such data today at the
lawns, parks, and squares were cleaned in the capital of Tatarstan, and piles
of rubbish formed during the winter were removed. In two months, the streets
were cleaned on an area of 21 million square meters. Part of the streets was
washed with a special shampoo to clean the remnants of the anti-icing agent
after the winter period. 60 liters of concentrated means and 72 thousand cubic
meters of water were used for this.
1, security fences with a total length of 120 km have been cleaned and washed,
29 thousand traffic signs and more than 650 bus shelters were fixed. Lawns were
also cleaned along the roads on an area of 17 million square meters, 3800 yard
areas of Kazan were cleaned.
attention was paid to cleaning green areas. Thus, the area of cleaned parks and
squares was 360 hectares. In addition, more than 50 unauthorized dumps and
rubbish that were formed during the winter in forests and ravines of the
private sector were eliminated. According to I. Kulyazhev, the largest
landfills were found in the area of the Goluboe Lake, Berezovaya Roscha, Rodina
Street, in the residential areas Kindery and Kadyshevo. On average, more than 5
thousand cubic meters of various wastes were dumped daily to landfills, and
landfills received 20% more garbage in two months than in other months.
to I. Kulyazhev, indifferent Kazan citizens, who came out on a citywide
subbotnik, made a big contribution to cleaning the city. On this day, more than
48 thousand Kazan citizens were involved in cleaning the city. During the day,
20 thousand cubic meters of garbage were removed.
planned events of the two-month period are fully completed. Active and
well-coordinated work of citizens is highly appreciated in the framework of the
contest “Ecological Spring 2019” held by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural
Resources of the RT. Kazan won the first place in the nomination “The
Best Urban District”, noted I. Kulyazhev. He added that currently, Kazan is working on the maintenance of the
facilities, the preparation of guest routes and hospitality zones.
the Mayor of Kazan, thanked everyone who took part in the cleaning of the city.
“Awards are always pleasant. But the most important reward for us is that
citizens grow conscious in matters of cleanliness. But there is still a lot of
work in this direction. Residents themselves take part in the improvement,
landscaping of the city. Sanitary cleaning of the city is proof of that. Thanks
to everyone who took part in it”, said I. Metshin. However, problems remain
despite the activity of citizens, continued the Mayor of Kazan. “There are
still unauthorized dumps, so our attention should be constantly. We are
fighting for the high title “Comfortable city” and cleanliness is our priority
in this direction”, said I. Metshin.