Girne Municipality, municipal cashiers have started to give eco friendly cloth bags to citizens when they pay their bills.
Girne Municipality are paying attention to the importance of recycling and re-use and the campaign has received great interest which has been started with the slogan “My Future is in My Hands”.
Girne Mayor Nidai Gűngordű said in a statement on the subject, that the Municipality wants to contribute to raising awareness of the environment and the use of cloth bags to reduce the use of plastic bags, is a positive development. Güngördü said in order to encourage citizens to use less plastic bags, cloth bags made from natural materials were being given out.
He also stated that they will carry out educational activities for students in the new school year in addition to awareness-raising activities related to reduction and recycling.