- City Council and UTE Alicante’s campaign includes events and a photo search to spread the need to keep the city clean on social networks
Alicante, November 26, 2022. Street Cleaning and Waste Management Councilor Manuel Villar visited the tent this Saturday, passing through eight of the city’s most pet-populated districts, to raise awareness among owners of the need to collect feces. and dilute urine. With the “Your Dog Cleans Alicante, Too” campaign carried out by the department with UTE Alicante, bins and bags are distributed to help their owners, activities such as taking pictures with pets are offered, and this awareness effort is contributed through social media.
Manuel Villar says, “We always go to great lengths to make pet owners aware of the need to collect feces and dilute urine, for this we distribute barrels and bags, and encourage gestures such as the distribution of photos through social networks to set an example. To clean, but also to cooperate. doing this and raising awareness together will lead to a cleaner Alicante”.
The awareness booth tour started this Thursday at Babel Market and Plaza la Viña; On Friday it was at the Plaza de España, on Saturday it was Tossal Park’s turn, and on Sunday at the Parque Cochera de Tranvías, where a joint action with the Ministry of Animal Protection will take place. And Rodolfo Salazar street (December 1), Parque lo Morant (day 2), Miriam Blasco street (day 3) and Dr. It will continue along Jiménez Díaz street (day 4).
“Your dog also makes Alicante cleaner”
Under the slogan “Your dog also makes Alicante cleaner” and under the brand “You do Alicante”, which includes awareness campaigns for the City Council of UTE Alicante, two environmental educators tour eight areas with a mobile stand of a large influx of pet-owning citizens in parks, gardens and pets to directly raise awareness of their rights and obligations to keep public spaces clean of animal excrement and urine.
So for a full two weeks, pet owners can find this mobile tent where they will learn about their obligations as owners, find out about the Alicante dog parks closest to their homes, or pick up a bag dispenser. collecting, among other things, a small bottle for cleaning stool or urine.
In order for this to be a fun and didactic space and go viral on social networks, the booth also features various Christmas-themed photo talks to take pictures with your pet and messages of a commitment to maintain a city together each year. day. more clear.
The campaign will also report on “Fake News of Poops” and is part of the #AlicantePetFriendly initiative, as it collaborates with the Animal Protection Agency, although regulated by the Department of Street Cleanup.
“It is a campaign that seeks to ensure that pets in Alicante enjoy all the rights that correspond to them, but in turn seeks to ensure that their owners are aware of their obligation to respect others and the public spaces in which they walk”, underlined Manuel Villar.
Therefore, another of the slogans addressed by the campaign is “you are responsible for what you love”, integrating pets and the city of Alicante “between us all, we can live better every day in this wonderful city”. , according to Villar.
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