Specifically, the port employees cleaned the Putilovskaya Embankment opposite the berths of the Cargo Area 2 of the Big Port St. Petersburg picking up litter, fallen leaves, etc.
The participants collected about 100 bags of household waste, plastics, plastic bags and other garbage.
Generally, the Sea Port of St. Petersburg JSC is supporting environmental actions as part of its corporate social responsibility.
The company regularly transfers funds for the Gulf of Finland port basin and air protection, to ensure safety in handling waste and smooth operation of environmental facilities of the port.
During 2018, Sea Port of St Petersburg participated in RUB 44.5 million in favour of environmental protection measures, representing a year-on-year 31% growth.
The port's 'green' initiatives reflects the port's environmental facilities and monitoring of air quality upgrade.
Monitoring data provided by a certified lab showed the Sea Port of St. Petersburg had reduced its environmental impact in all major environmental parameters while handling more cargo volumes.