In the government of Ukraine urge people not to participate in actions for the collection of plastic caps called «dentures» because of the prosthetics for wounded soldiers of them do not.
«Apparently, the organizers don’t understand something. But experts agree that modern prostheses can be made of polyethylene. It would be better if the money from recycling these caps were sent to help the injured soldiers, but not in the form of plastic prostheses», — stated in the message the air force, in which journalists refer to the official website of the State service for war veterans and ATO participants.
There explain that the plastic from which the cap is made, is not strong enough to make him dentures. They are made of metal and carbon materials.
«Perhaps the organizers of these actions do not realize that these flash mobs can damage not only the physical health of the participant of anti-terrorist operation (injury caused by product damage) but also to provoke a new psychological trauma», — added in Service.
At the same time, in one of the funds involved in the collection of caps, say that plastic is not collected goes into the making of dentures, and for rent for recycling, and collected for this donations are processed for the manufacture of prostheses for soldiers ATO.
«We collected used plastic use one processing. Collecting used plastic and submitting it for processing are used as a way to collect donations in many countries of the world. A charitable organization initiates such an action, declaring as to which assistance will be directed the proceeds from the recycling. Such shares are held in Poland, Turkey, Portugal … «, — stated in the message.
Ukrainian volunteers involved in the collection of plastic caps for artificial limbs to soldiers of the ATO, condemns the call of the state Service for war veterans and ATO participants not to take the caps, because prostheses for wounded soldiers of them do not.
«The civil service does not delve into this process and unwilling to engage in dialogue with the organizers of similar events» — says the volunteer of the Irpin military hospital Olga Arhat.
«It is clear that nobody makes the dentures of plastic. We’ve got some prosthetic factories — where no one uses plastic. It’s nonsense that they (the civil service — ed.) write», she added.
Such statements, in the opinion of the volunteer, cause harm to projects to help the soldiers.
According to data for October 2015 in prosthetics needed more than 350 fighters ATO.
The state service on ATO veterans urged not to take the plastic caps — they are not «prostheses». Volunteers are outraged 04.02.2016