Rosprirodnadzor launched the “New Year’s Eco-Toy” campaign. Call to participate
The international children’s and youth award «Ecology is everyone’s business» of Rosprirodnadzor announced the «New Year’s Eco-Toy» campaign from November 1, everyone can participate in it, regardless of age. The goal of the event is to show how recycling waste and unnecessary things can reduce environmental damage and at the same time give joy and positive emotions.
Creative works will be accepted from November 1 to December 1, 2023, said Svetlana Radionova, head of the Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources. According to the terms of the promotion, you need to make your own New Year’s decoration from natural or recycled materials, plastic, glass, paper and send it before December 1 to the Premium eco-mail address: 119017, Moscow, Bolshaya Ordynka street, building 29, building 1, “Ekoelka” , «on demand».
The “Ecology is Everyone’s Business” award offers to turn non-working light bulbs or broken clocks into Christmas tree decorations and give unnecessary things a second life. This is an important skill for the younger generation, which not only helps to unleash their creative potential, but also helps rid landfills of a huge amount of waste harmful to the soil.
Thus, the craft becomes a creative work to protect nature and preserve the environment.
Every Russian family has a tradition of decorating the Christmas tree for the New Year. And we came up with a promotion that can give you another wonderful family tradition — creating New Year’s decorations with your own hands. These eco-friendly toys can be passed down from generation to generation, preserving them not only for history, but also as a value for caring for nature. I invite everyone to participate in the “New Year’s Eco-Toy” campaign: in a warm family circle, show a little imagination and turn unnecessary things into dear ones. Let them decorate your holiday every year and remind you that the environment is everyone’s businesssaid the head of Rosprirodnadzor Svetlana Radionova.
The head of the environmental service noted that all the crafts sent by the participants of the action will decorate the most environmentally friendly Christmas tree in the country. The authors of the best works will receive prizes and gifts. The idea, appearance and complexity of the product will be evaluated. But, the main thing is that mountains of plastic or other long-degradable materials will not go to landfill and will not cause damage to nature. In addition, in anticipation of the holidays, children and parents have a reason to have fun and usefully spend time together and create original decorations with their own hands. How
Svetlana Radionova emphasized that the creativity, warmth and care invested in the creation of these toys will give a truly good and New Year’s mood. If desired, the toy can be signed, indicating the name and surname of the author and his city.
It is better to use standard sizes. It is also important to take care of the safety of the craft during its journey to Moscow.
Let us remind you that “Ecology is everyone’s business” is a Rosprirodnadzor award, which was established on March 31, 2021 and is awarded for interesting, non-standard ideas, initiatives and projects dedicated to environmental conservation, respect for nature and the popularization of environmental culture. The award is held annually and involves children, youth and adults in the environmental agenda, encouraging their activity in the fight for a clean planet. Since the beginning of the project, applications have been received from all 89 regions of Russia and more than 50 countries, and the number of works has exceeded 55 thousand. Prize-winners received smartphones, tablets, trips to the Black Sea and training courses.
The award was supported by: ANO «Center «Arctic Initiatives», JSC «Russian Railways», JSC «UCC «Uralchem», National Research University Higher School of Economics, RUDN University, Mangazeya Group of Companies, Moscow Zoo, Russian Football Union, RIA Novosti, International News Agency and Sputnik Radio , media holding «Russian Media Group», «VKontakte», MIC «Izvestia», «Public Television of Russia», Publishing House «Komsomolskaya Pravda», «Children’s Radio», «TV Channel 360», media holding «FederalPress», Publishing House «Arguments and Facts», All-Russian Society for Nature Conservation and others.