Organizations will be Given Different Regulations on Garbage Collection
The city’s system for garbage collection is now being standardized with new rules and regulations which were issued to organizations that dispose garbage. The newly issued rules and regulations will only affect these organizations and not individuals or residents starting August 1.
The measure also clarifies the duties of several different government departments that are involve in garbage classification. The regulations states that it will also lay out specific standards for the collection of garbage, sorting of garbage and waste transportation. Earlier regulations set fines at 200 yuan to individuals for not classifying their garbage, which was replace with education and encouragement on garbage collection but was not very clear of explained properly to individuals.
Property management offices will be penalized if they dispose of their garbage improperly in their housing estates or if not sorted properly. Municipal legislative offices will be the one to issue the regulations on how to reduce waste and coordinate with recycling services. Those violating the new regulations will face new penalties.