In order to spread the recycling culture in schools, the goal of building 81 libraries through recycling in 250 provinces in January was achieved in 25 days. Stating that there is at least one library created through recycling in all provinces, Minister of National Education Mahmut Özer said, “With 33 libraries, Istanbul has the most libraries created through recycling. İzmir was in the second place with 14 libraries made through recycling, and Antalya and Muğla in the third place with 13 libraries.” said.
2021 new libraries were built within the scope of the "No School Without Libraries" project, which was started at the end of October 31 and completed on December 2021, 16, in order to reduce the differences in opportunities between schools. Existing libraries have been enriched. With the project, the number of books in libraries was increased from 361 million to 28 million.
In order to spread the recycling culture in schools, it was decided to build 2022 libraries through recycling in 81 provinces in January 250 by combining the "No Schools Without Libraries" and "Zero Waste" projects. The project, carried out under the auspices of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's wife, Emine Erdoğan, was completed in 25 days. Thus, 81 new libraries through recycling were provided to schools in 250 provinces. kazanyelled.
The project started with the creation of a new library with zero waste in Ağrı Erol Parlak Fine Arts High School and it was aimed to build at least one library with zero waste in 81 provinces.
Waste materials collected in all provinces to establish a library were processed in workshops by administrators, teachers and students, and work began. Unused panels, boards, desks, tables, irons, papers, glasses, safes, boxes, tires, computer parts, musical instruments, cabinets, cable reels, ropes, textile materials are converted by teachers and students within the scope of zero waste project, such as tables, bookshelves, made suitable for use in the library as chairs, coffee tables, accessories and lighting products.
Istanbul, the province with the largest number of libraries created through recycling, with 33 libraries
Reminding that one of the areas they focus on to increase equality of opportunity in education is to reduce the differences in opportunities between schools, Minister of National Education Mahmut Özer said:
“We completed the 'No School Without Library' project, which we carried out under the auspices of Ms. Emine Erdogan, in two months, in order to reduce the difference in opportunities between schools. In this context, we built new libraries for 16 schools that do not have a library. At the end of 361, there is no school without a library. We also increased the number of books in libraries from 2021 million to approximately 28 million. In addition, we aimed to combine the zero waste project, which continues under the auspices of Ms. Emine Erdoğan, with this project, and to build 42 libraries created through recycling in 81 provinces in January. We reached this goal in a short time like 250 days. There is at least one library created through recycling in all our provinces.
With 33 libraries, Istanbul was our city with the largest number of libraries created through recycling. İzmir ranked second with 14 libraries made through recycling, and Antalya and Muğla with 13 libraries ranked third. I congratulate all my colleagues, school administrators, teachers and students who contributed to the project for their success.”