Athens uses buried bins to prevent rubbish piling up- but you can't recycle @globalsiteplans http…

The installation of new submerged bins in populous areas of Athens is expected to be completed by April. This project began as a pilot programme in 2004 by Athens’ Municipality and is now finally going to be implemented formally. The first bin was installed a few days ago in Agios Thomas Square in the Goudi area. Τhe installation of a submerged bin is expected over the next few days in the Ilisia area and 20 more will follow. The first bin was installed in Goudi in order to discharge the area from the great amounts of rubbish that was created mainly by the two hospitals, which are located there. In the immediate future there will be new bins in the following districts: Pagrati , the corner of Mesogion and Vasilisis Sofias , the corner of Papada and Andersen , Koumoundourou Square , in the three cemeteries of the city, in Kriezotou Street in the Kolonaki area and others. Ea...

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Submerged Bins in Populous Areas of Athens, Greece

The installation of new submerged bins in populous areas of Athens is expected to be completed by April. This project bega...

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