The Hanoitimes - The Capital city of Hanoi is taking measures to build a green and clean environment.
The city is building of a wastewater treatment facility in Yen Xa, with daily capacity of 270,000 cubic metres to improve Hanoi’s environment. A plant to treat wastewater from Cau Nga craft village also became operational in Duong Lieu commune, Hoai Duc district.
According to Nguyen Huu Tien, Director of Hanoi Urban Environment One Member Co., Ltd, the city should raise public awareness of environmental protection.
In addition to punishing littering in public places, the city has installed 4,000 new bins in four main districts- Ba Dinh, Hoan Kiem, Hai Ba Trung and Dong Da. Also, 50 specialised vehicles have been used for urban clean-ups.
The city leaders said that a rising population pressures the environment and the city is paying attention to mobilising capital for science and technology development to create a fresher environment.
By Tuan Minh