Onf activists create interactive map of the landfills

Activists of the Russian popular front (onf) will create an interactive map of the landfills. This was stated by the Director of the Center for public monitoring of the popular front for problems of ecology and forest protection Dmitry Mironov, reports TASS.

The map will be created in the framework of the project “General cleaning”. Objects on it will be done by volunteers. The idea of the organizers, later the data will be able to use local authorities to eliminate illegal landfills.

“You can think about the mobile app if we will see that this resource (interactive map) is popular among the population,” — Mironov said, noting that this resource could become the social network of environmentalists.

Earlier in January, co-Chairman of the Central headquarters of the onf, the head of the Duma Committee on ecology and environmental protection Olga Timofeeva told RIA Novosti that currently in Russia there are about 20 thousand illegal dumps.

Decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin 2017 is the year of ecology.