Bursa’s central Osmangazi Municipality placed in different points of the district and called ‘pugedon’ called ‘Street Animals Satisfy Recycling Bins’ with approximately 300 thousand pet and glass bottles in 2 years, can be recycled food and water needs of both street animals were met , as well as the pollution of nature was prevented.
In 2015, the Municipality of Osmangazi gathered two services for feeding street animals and contributing to recycling, and put the pugedons into service.
Solar-powered pugedons, one of the two eyes on the front of the tin coke cans, pet bottles, soda bottles, fruit juice cartons, shampoo bottles and detergent bins in return for the disposal of waste, one of the hoppers in the lower compartment of the food poured into one of the reservoirs.
When the remaining water in the bottles is poured into the other eye on the front, the other reservoir below is filled with water. Pugedons placed in 8 different places where cats and dogs live intensively, 12 thousand pet and glass bottles and canister are collected monthly.
The pugedons, which have been in service for 2 years, brought about 300 thousand pet and glass bottles and canister for recycling, and hundreds of street animals were fed in return.
Osmangazi Mayor Mustafa Dündar said, tut While keeping our environment clean, it is pleasing that the pugedons, which we put into service in order to meet the food needs of stray animals, are attracted by our citizens. Street animals find it difficult to find water in the summer and find food in the winter. Pugedons are vital because they meet both needs of friends. Moreover, while keeping this, we keep our environment clean. I would like to thank our fellow citizens of Osmangazi for their sensitivity and interest ”.