Merida citizens collect 2.6 tons of garbage on Mérida Avenue

Photo: Quadratin

On Saturday, May 13th, the fourth plogging was carried out, organized by the National Chamber of Commerce, Services and Tourism (Canaco Servytur), where authorities and citizens collected a total of 2.6 tons of solid waste in the surroundings of the Avenida de Industrias No Contaminantes.

At 7 o’clock in the morning this activity began where healthy coexistence, environmental responsibility and physical activation were the protagonists.

 For his part, Levy Abraham Macari, president of Canaco Mérida, recalled that with this solid waste collection activities began towards the environmental forum expo that will be held from June 2 to 4 at the Yucatán Siglo XXI Convention Center.

The business leader in the company of Sayda Melina Rodriguez Gómez, Secretary of Sustainable Development of the Government of Yucatán; Jesús Armando Aguilar Aguilar, Technical Secretary of Sports of the Mérida City Council; Alejandra Bolio Rojas, Director of the sustainable development unit of Merida and Mauricio López Cantón, President of the Organizing Committee of Expoforo Ambiental recalled the permanent commitment that the Chamber has with the environment.

“As you already know, our commitment in the chamber is permanent, proof of this, not only these events, but also that we have deposits to collect batteries, oil and pet in our facilities, which guarantees the proper management and destination of polluting waste” he commented.

Also, the invitation was extended to attendees to replicate these actions among their neighbors, and even other neighborhoods in order to continue with a clean city and state.

The next activity will take place on May 27 and will be a beach cleanup in the port of Telchac.