Maalhos to recycle plastic

A child rides a bicycle in Maalhos island.

A child rides a bicycle in Maalhos island.


Baa atoll Maalhos island has decided to recycle plastic such as bottles and other plastic items.

A special gathering was held on Sunday for students and the general public to kick off the environmentally friendly program.

Maalhos Council President said that the venture is in association with Parley for the Oceans and will begin today.

Reusable bags were given on Sunday by Maldives Getaways under its own plastic recycling project launched last year.

Maalhos has a population of 600, and the Council President said that other programs will also be launched under Maalhos’ current efforts to implement an environmentally friendly lifestyle

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