(PLO)- From what seems to be garbage, the people of District 1, Ho Chi Minh City have created many useful items such as tables, chairs, chess sets…
On the morning of June 30, the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in District 1 cooperated with the Vietnam Women’s Union and the Department of Natural Resources and Environment (TN&MT) District 1 to organize the “Environment Festival in District 1” in 2023.
Many useful items are recycled from trash
The festival aims to continue to strengthen the implementation of Directive No. 19 of the Standing Committee of the City Party Committee on the implementation of the Campaign “Ho Chi Minh City people do not litter on roads and canals, because the city is clean and reduces flooding”.
Change environmental protection habits
Mr. Ngo Duc Tuan, Head of the Division of Natural Resources and Environment of District 1, said that over the past time, the environmental protection work in the district has received the attention and direction of the Party committees and authorities at all levels; the active participation and responsibility of union members, members and people, contributing to bringing about positive effects.
According to Mr. Tuan, in order to have a healthy living environment, it is necessary to join hands, sense and take responsibility of each citizen with practical actions such as rational use, saving, minimizing plastic waste and reducing plastic waste. waste management in daily life.
From there, gradually form the habit of classifying and disposing of domestic solid waste, household hazardous waste and bulky solid waste in accordance with regulations.
“With the theme of World Environment Day 2023 to strongly convey the message and build a sustainable lifestyle in harmony with nature. At the same time, rational use of natural resources, biodiversity and adaptation to climate change; control and solve plastic waste pollution through policies, initiatives and participation in global and regional cooperation mechanisms.
Target towards a greener, cleaner lifestyle; increase recycling and reuse; promoting the building of a green economy and a circular economy; effectively implement the policy against plastic waste,” said Mr. Tuan.
Turn waste into useful objects
At the launching ceremony, the Organizing Committee also awarded the contest prizes “Renovating old wall panels into propaganda works and building residential green areas” to the participating units.
Participating in the competition, Co Giang ward was one of the teams that won the highest prize with the renovation of the alley wall at 342 Vo Van Kiet street.
According to the leader of Co Giang ward, alley 342 Vo Van Kiet has more than 100 households living, this is a convenient transportation route that intersects with alleys, alleys, and exits to main roads in the ward.
In addition, this place is also a playground for children every afternoon coming home from school. Over the years, the wall is now degraded. The mural painting at this site will be the most effective method to propagate to the people.
At the same time, this renovation also helps children have a sense of environmental protection, know how to classify waste at the source. Painting also makes the alley more aesthetic and attracts the attention of many people in environmental protection.
The table is made from plastic bottles
During the launching ceremony, District 1 also held a plastic waste recycling festival “producing ecological bricks from plastic bottles and non-degradable nylon bags”.
Accordingly, the teams representing the wards in the district used used plastic bottles and nylon bags to create useful items such as tables, chairs, tools for folk games…
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