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Materials with tag «ecology»


Free car eco-stickers, eco-zone entry fines and compensation: Uzbekistan’s new regulations
1 April 2024, 21:11

Free car eco-stickers, eco-zone entry fines and compensation: Uzbekistan’s new regulations

Eco-stickers for transportation is expected to be required across Uzbekistan, starting from June 1. Most vehicles are to receive free stickers, with new cars and electric vehicles getting green stickers. Compensations and fines are anticipated to regulate entry into eco-zones.

Car-Free Day to be held in Tashkent on March 29
27 March 2024, 18:39

Car-Free Day to be held in Tashkent on March 29

Ecology Ministry announced a Car-Free-Day in Tashkent on Friday, March 29. Earlier, a presidential decree instructed all government employees, including heads of state bodies, to commute to work using public transportation on this day.

International Union for Conservation of Nature opens representative office in Uzbekistan
13 February 2024, 11:06

International Union for Conservation of Nature opens representative office in Uzbekistan

International Union for Conservation of Nature opened a representative office at Green University, a new Central Asian university of environmental studies and climate change in Uzbekistan. IUCN Director General Gretel Aguilar participated in the opening ceremony of the office and university.

“My duty as minister of ecology is to advocate for ban on coal and fuel oil,” claims Aziz Abdukhakimov
8 February 2024, 18:15

“My duty as minister of ecology is to advocate for ban on coal and fuel oil,” claims Aziz Abdukhakimov

Minister of Ecology of Uzbekistan Aziz Abdukhakimov asserted in an interview with Gazeta.uz his responsibility to advocate for the prohibition of coal and fuel oil, despite the forced conversion of greenhouses and social facilities to coal fuel. “People's support empowers us,” he stated.

Minister of Ecology: Moratorium on construction of cement plants may be announced in Uzbekistan
30 January 2024, 19:13

Minister of Ecology: Moratorium on construction of cement plants may be announced in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan plans to ban the construction of cement plants, Minister of Ecology Aziz Abdukhakimov shared. Out of the 47 existing plants, 23 have suspended operations, he noted. A study of 25 cement producers revealed that 90% of them violate environmental requirements.

Flash mob for clean air by activists: “We need long-term solutions, not one-off measures”
14 January 2024, 20:39

Flash mob for clean air by activists: “We need long-term solutions, not one-off measures”

Activists, bloggers and artists held a flash mob #TozaHavoKerak in the Tashkent city center to draw attention to environmental problems, emphasizing poor air quality. They expect the authorities to take long-term and comprehensive solutions rather than one-off measures, they said. Photos included.

Uzbekistan to adopt Zero Waste principles for solid waste management
5 June 2023, 21:51

Uzbekistan to adopt Zero Waste principles for solid waste management

Uzbekistan will adopt the “zero waste” principles in its solid waste management system, aiming to gradually achieve full recycling and incineration at all landfills.


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