Zero Waste Hour

 

The UN family led by the Resident Coordinator joined the Minister for Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Royal Government of Bhutan,representatives from the government and international organizations, Tourism Council of Bhutan and students to observe the “Zero Waste Hour” by cleaning the area around the Changjiji Bazam and Changzamtog area today afternoon.

The “Zero Waste Hour” was launched by Her Majesty, the Gyaltsuen, on 2 June as an initiative to instill behavior change towards proper waste management and practice sustainable consumption lifestyle leading towards safe, healthy and clean environment.

The day will be observed for one hour every 2nd day of the month.

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