First–lady led zero waste project wins UNDP Turkey’s Global Goals Action Award

Turkish first lady Emine Erdogan’s zero waste project has won the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Turkey’s Global Goals Action Award.
Zero waste project commenced in 2017 and it is continuing at full speed as the country aims to free its agriculture from waste, state-run news agency Anadolu notes.
A UNDP report also indicates that the project aims at reducing the volume of non-recyclable waste.
“The project will receive UNDP Turkey’s Sustainable Development Goals Action Award due to its important contributions to the goal Responsible Production and Consumption, one of the Sustainable Development Goals,” the UNDP Turkey said in a statement.
The project was also featured in the Environmental Performance Review of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Middle East Monitor (MEMO) notes.

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