Istanbul commuters to recycle plastic bottles to top up Istanbul Card
“With those smart machines, our waste management department and the municipality’s Smart City Technologies Company [İsbak] will contribute to the protection of the environment,” the municipality said on Twitter.
“We are continuing to pioneer in solid waste management,” it added.
According to local media, a total of 17,000 tons of domestic waste is collected in Istanbul, the country’s largest city. Six tons of the waste are processed and recycled at the municipality’s facilities.