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Iceland’s Capital Awarded for Cleanliness

Reykjavík City received an award from the international Association of Town Center Management (ATCM) for outstanding success in cleaning and reconstructing the city center in 2008, as announced on the ATCM’s annual meeting in London on March 26.

“This award is important for Reykjavík and a pleasing confirmation of the many projects which city authorities have undertaken in recent year to improve the city center,” Mayor of Reykjavík Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir told Morgunbladid.

“We will continue to work in that spirit and make the city center a better place yet for residents, tourists and everyone else,” the mayor added.

According to Morgunbladid, nearly 700 cities and companies related to operations in city centers around the world are members of the association.

ATCM is “Europe’s largest membership organization dedicated to helping town and city centers realize their natural roles as prosperous locations for business and investment, and as focal points for vibrant inclusive communities,” as described on the organization’s website.

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