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Another Action on Tree Planting Was Carried Out within the Project “Exchange a Piece of Paper for a Leaf of Tree”
At the initiative of the IDEA (International Dialogue for Environmental Action) Public Association, Azersun Holding and ASAN Service, another action on tree planting was carried out within the project “Exchange a Piece of Paper for a Leaf of Tree”.
Note that the project “Exchange a Piece of Paper for a Leaf of Tree” was launched on 18th March of this year.
Waste paper collection points have been installed under the project in front of ASAN Service centres in Baku and regions. Besides, Azersun Holding has been providing targeted collection of waste paper with specialised vehicles.
Note that approximately 150 tonnes of waste paper have been collected and forwarded for recycling within the project up to this date. In return, three thousand trees have been planted in Baku.
About 100 young people participated in the action that was organised jointly with the Baku City’s Landscape Gardening Service. They planted 1500 trees, such as Khan’s plane tree, olive tree, sea buckthorn, cypress, pine tree, ash tree, Yapon naznazı, oleander, chaste tree and acacia.
The primary objective of the project “Exchange a Piece of Paper for a Leaf of Tree” is achievement of the paper wastage reduction, as well as the protection of trees, conservation of the nature and preservation of ecological balance by means of paper recycling.
The main goal of carrying out this event is improvement of ecological environment in Baku, laying out a park in the territory of the Badamdar settlement and ensuring future recreation for residents of adjacent areas in this park. The planted trees were selected in accordance with the natural environment of the Absheron region.