Reducing Passover litter an ongoing battle

16.04.2012                      24.Nissan. 5772                     Tag 9 des Omer

Umwelt:

Reducing Passover litter an ongoing battle

Israel Nature and Parks Authority says visitors seem to keep area cleaner if they have to pay an entrance fee.

While Israelis’ attitudes toward disposing their trash has improved slightly, littering on the countries nature reserves and open spaces still posed quite a problem over the Passover vacation, according to Israel Nature and Parks Authority (INPA) officials.
Those people who visited the country’s national parks that require entrance fees were much less likely to leave their litter behind than those who hiked through open spaces that are free of charge and lack readily visible garbage collection facilities, the officials reported….