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The citizens who do not respect cleaning in the streets will be sanctioned

Leaving the garbage out of the containers will be fine

Salou. Costa Dorada. 21 August 2018. This week will come into force the new ordinance of Civic and coexistence that provides for economic sanctions to those who do not respect the cleanliness in the municipality. Thus, those who dirty public roads and / or deposit garbage outside containers can be fined 100 or 400 euros, depending on whether the action is considered to be mild or serious. From "Salou + net" and a year ago information campaigns have been carried out through environmental educators to raise awareness of good practices. The fines are one more step to achieve that citizen awareness.

In this way, the City of Salou has said enough to the incidents that are repeated on the sides of the garbage containers when it comes to the treatment of waste on the street and the accumulation of junk. This week has come into force the new municipal regulations-l'ordenança de Civisme y Convivència- which will allow to impose sanctions of 100 or 400 euros on people / companies that do not comply with the established norms regarding the correct disposition of the waste and garbage. The Councilor for the Environment, Julia Gómez, explained that "we want to end the incivil use that is made of the containers and the public space because bad practices make the visual environment degrade," he said. "We Salouenses spend a lot of money every year in the concession of garbage collection and cleaning of the city but despite the effort we make, and continuous campaigns to encourage recycling and correct collection we see that the result is not as expected " Therefore, he pointed out: "we take a step forward and we will sanction those who do not make good use of containers and public space." We have the firm will to combat malpractice with sanctions since we have seen that with the information they have not achieved the desired fruits. " The person in charge of detecting these behaviors and of filing the reports of denunciation will be the inspector of the Department of the Environment.

Thus, in Chapter III relating to the visual degradation of the environment in article 15 section 2 of the ordinance, the following actions are foreseen as punishable:

-Take, throw or dirty the road with waste or any object that dirty it. When objects thrown on public roads are likely to cause serious damage the infraction will be classified as very serious.

And subsequently, article 15 section 10 details the following punishable behaviors:

  • Throw and / or deposit garbage in public places or outside the containers and wastebaskets, according to the regulations.

  • Transfer the containers of the municipal waste collection service any type of construction materials or waste. It must always be proven that the management of this type of waste complies with current regulations. The use of homologated containers for works when the extraction or accumulated materials exceed the volume of 1 m3 and subject to processing of the corresponding permit to occupy the public road will be mandatory.

  • Using by the commercial establishments the containers of selective collection of paper and cardboard of the street and / or not leaving the cardboard well folded, stacked, balled, bound or with adhesive tape before or inside the commercial establishment.

Besides, the ordinance also includes sanctions for other behaviors such as graffiti, graffiti ...

Good behaviors

It must be remembered that there are separate collection containers distributed throughout the municipality in different islands so that users can deposit the waste in tightly closed bags inside the reserved spaces. You can recycle containers; remains; glass; organic; paper and paperboard; batteries; medicines; used clothes; household oils; old junk ... http://saloumesnet.cat/salou-recicla/

As for the collection of commercial cardboard, this is done daily from June to September; Monday, Wednesday and Friday between October and April, and twice a week in May. And there is also a specific collection by hotels of paper and cardboard, glass, organic and rest.

Users can register to the service by completing the following form http://saloumesnet.cat/salou-recicla/#recollida-comercial

As for the collection of bulky the company picks up from Monday to Saturday (between May and October) the junk must be left in the nearest container area, in the afternoon, having previously arranged the service through this form http://saloumesnet.cat/salou-recicla/#recollida-voluminosos or by calling 900 101 613 to notify. This pick up happens on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays between November and April.

In addition, the clean point is open for both individuals and businesses, businesses and freelancers from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Friday during the summer, in addition to Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. 13h; and there is also an itinerant mobile pick-up by the municipality. For more information-> http://saloumesnet.cat/salou-recicla/#deixalleria

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