The World Habitat Day focusing on improving solid waste management was held with the attendance of head of World Habitat Day office in Tehran and some managers in civil field.
The event was organized by Waste Management Organization, Research Center of Environment and Sustainable Development, Tehran Municipality Communication and international affairs, UN Habitat Office in Tehran and Urban Development and Revitalization Organization of Iran.
Head of Waste Management Organization Abdoli referred to production about 9,000 tons waste in Tehran per day, saying approximately 30% of them are dry and the rest are wet.
Currently wastes are being separated at start point and destination (Aradkouh processing and disposal Complex), and dry wastes are separated for recycling.
Head of Iran Habitat office Siamak Moghadam in a statement announced that our duty is to promote sustainable civil development policies.
He also pointed to slogan of this year's event as Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.