The IV championship of Tomsk Region for sport garbage collection with participation of Transneft Central Siberia was conducted on 16 September in Tomsk.
12 teams of industrial enterprises, public organizations of Tomsk and the team of the experts of the capital government of Tokio and Tokyo Environmental Public Service Corporation participated in removing garbage from Lagerny Garden.
The teams were collecting different garbage and sorting it according to its type during an hour. In total about 1 ton of garbage was collected.
Such events not only draw attention to the problem of environmental pollution, but also provide a possibility for the employees to participate in cleaning of the city parks, squares, forests. It is an important part of implementation of the environmental policy of Transneft, functioning as well in all its subsidiaries, including Transneft Central Siberia.
This year the championship of Tomsk Region for sport garbage collection was conducted as part of the main All-Russian Voluntary Ecological Marathon En+ Group “360 minutes”.
For reference: For the first time the championship was conducted in Tomsk on 08 June 2016 as part of the ecological week. 11 teams participated in the championship and collected more than one and a half tons of garbage within an hour. The event was organized and conducted by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Tomsk Region and RSBI (Regional State Budgetary Institution) Oblkompriroda together with the Japanese Federation for Sport Garbage Collection. In 2016 the team of Transneft Central Siberia was awarded with a special prize for the most detailed waste sorting.