Hanoi earmarks VND54 billion for waste dumps

Four waste disposal sites worth an estimated VND54 billion  will be built in Me Linh, Dong Anh, Thanh Tri and Gia Lam districts of Hanoi to deal with the increasing waste problem and ensure environmental hygiene for the city.

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The four projects, invested by the Hanoi Department of Construction, were approved by the Hanoi People’s Committee on August 4.

Accordingly, a 4.25 ha waste dump will be built in Tien Thang commune, Me Linh district, with a daily capacity of 300 tonnes of garbage. The dump will receive construction rubbish discharged from Me Linh, Cau Giay and Tay Ho districts.

Another waste dump will be located in Duc Tu commune, Dong Anh district, on an area of 3.2 ha. With a daily capacity of 300 tonnes of garbage, the dump will receive construction rubbish from Dong Anh and Long Bien districts.

Construction rubbish from Thanh Tri, Hoang Mai and Thanh Xuan districts will be collected at a 7-ha dump having a daily capacity of 400 tons of garbage in Duyen Ha commune, Thanh Tri district.

Similar dump will be built in Phu Thi and Kim Son communes in Gia Lam district to gather construction rubbish from Gia Lam and neighbouring areas.

The Hanoi People’s Committee asked the Construction Department to complete investment in the third quarter of this year.

Source: Vietnamplus

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