Xicheng District Takes Measures to Promote Green Lifestyle
A garbage sorting station in Sanlihe Yiqu, Yuetan Sub-district, Xicheng District is officially put into use. Residents put the garbage into different garbage sorting bins. They can exchange recyclable waste for points, and the points can be exchanged for daily necessities.
During the 14th Five-Year Plan period, Xicheng District will push ahead with the construction of a green, low-carbon, and environmentally friendly Xicheng District by continuously promoting waste reduction and classification, improving measures, and building a long-term mechanism, the reporter learned from Xicheng District Commission of Urban Management recently.
During the 14th Five-Year Plan period, Xicheng District will also reduce the amount of waste by promoting a environmentally friendly way of production and living. The district will economize on resources and reduce waste by taking various measures such as restricting excessive packaging, restricting the use of disposable products, promoting paperless office, carrying out second-hand goods trading, promoting the "Clear Your Plate" campaign against food waste, and promoting the selling of vegetables without withered leaves. Moreover, Xicheng District will strengthen the construction of the recycling system, and promote the reduction and utilization of domestic waste through scientific and refined management.
In addition, Xicheng District will make efforts to raise the public’s awareness of environmental protection. For example, it will carry out garbage classification-themed promotion campaigns and training activities, hold themed activities in authority organs and public institutions, schools and communities, and run public service ads on television, newspaper and new media. And the district will also give full play to the role of waste-sorting instructors, the CPC members, children and volunteers, who will guide the residents to reduce and sort waste correctly.
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