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The waste treatment area in Da Phuoc Commune of Binh Chanh District in Ho Chi Minh City.

Policies on household solid waste still display inadequacy

The amount of household solid waste (HSW) in major cities nationwide is expected to increase by 10-16 percent a year on average. However, the most common waste treatment method in Vietnam, which is mere burying, has proved its unsuitability for the modern and environmentally friendly development trend at present.

Waste collection in HCMC. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC proposes 8 solutions for citywide waste management

The investigation team of the National Assembly Committee on Science, Technology and Environment yesterday had a working session with Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee about the management of waste collection and treatment. There were 8 proposals introduced by HCMC in order to tackle existing problems in in waste management in the city.