Plogging_Manas - Healthy Life and Environmental Protection

On March 31 of this year in Bishkek in the framework of the project “Taza Jashoo” a new cleaning activity entitled “Plogging” took place.

Such campaign had been organized on the initiative of the Branch of Students and Graduates Affairs of Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University; among the participants of the activity were the students and graduates of the university.

The participants were jogging from Tynaliyev Str. towards Masaliyev Str., and picking up litter on the side of the road. According to the organizers, this activity is to be carried out every Saturday by the Biota Club of the university.

Plogging is a new fitness trend which combines jogging and litter collection. This activity started in Sweden, and now is spreading in European countries. The purpose of plogging is to strengthen health and protect the environment.

Prepared by Aidana Topchubayeva
Translated by Bermet Kozhoshova