Activity of Muscovites on environmental issues has grown in 25 times

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in fotobounce to Moscow. Archival photoActivity of Muscovites on environmental issues has grown in 25 times© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Moscow authorities record increase in activity on the part of urban residents in environmental issues the number of complaints received by the Department of natural resources and environmental protection, has increased 25 times since 2010, told reporters the head of Department Anton Kulbachevsky on Monday.

«The activity of the population grows in geometric progressions. We have feedback, and it is growing rapidly with a number of volunteer movements. If you take even just the complaints of residents in the Department, we have in 2010, there were 1.5-2 thousand calls, and for 2017 we have received about 50 thousand applications. That is, a 25-fold increase in activity,» — said Kulbachevsky on the ecological-educational festival «Coresidence of volunteers and city activists.»

Fifth Moscow «Coresidence of volunteers and city activists» held on November 19 in Moscow on the territory of design factory «Flacon». The event aims to unite volunteers, public figures, experts in the field of ecology, representatives of authorities and public ecological movements and urban activists.

Fifth «Coresidence» is held in the «Year of the volunteer» in Russia.