Kyivans are going to clean the Dnipro River on kayaks

Today, July 3, the International Plastic Bag-Free Day is celebrated all over the world. In this connection, the residents of Ukraine's capital are invited to join the world initiative and to collect polyethylene and plastic on the Dnipro River in an usual way - on kayaks.

The Dnipro River in Kyiv

"We invite you to enjoy the picturesque views of the Dnipro and its islands with the benefit of nature, perfectly for free. We ride, enjoy nature, watch carefully, collect garbage, return with a sense of fulfilled duty and a complete basket of garbage. You do not have kayaking skills? The instructors of the kayak center will gladly and professionally teach you this interesting sport," The organizers of the event said on Facebook.


The campaign will be held from 10:00 to 12:00 at Hydropark, a landscape-recreational park on the Dnipro River in Kiev. Among the participants there will be a competition on the amount of garbage collected. As a result of it, the crew that will collect more garbage will receive author's design and environmental bags.