Garbage Classification in Residential Areas Still Poorly Enforced
Ever since the rules came to effect in August, garbage classification was poorly enforced citywide and still prevails in the city from residential areas where the regulation was started to be enforced but on a trial basis. Based on the regulation garbage should be classified into harmful, recyclable and other waste. Those caught violating the regulations were fined 50 yuan and severe violations will get a 100 yuan fine.
In Bao’an district were large populations of migrant workers are living have poor garbage classification enforcement. Most of them have lower awareness of garbage classification that resulted in classification training difficulties. Based on statements from staff, these migrant workers move often thus frequent training is required and needed. Also property management are not doing enough in promoting and implementing these new regulations.
Other residential areas also facing shortage in capital as most of the available funds are spent on elevator maintenance. Management in old residential areas in Futian said that management fees has increased to 2.8 yuan per square meter in other residential areas, but other services still charges 0.8 yuan per square meter. This low standard is posing difficulties in classifying garbage as is cost around 4,000 yuan a month plus with no security cameras monitoring garbage areas supervision is impossible.
Certain residential areas also face a shortage of capital as most available money is spent on elevator maintenance. Management from an old residential area in Futian said that with the management fee rising to 2.8 yuan per square meter in many other residential areas, their service still charges 0.8 yuan per square meter. The low standard posed difficulties in garbage classification, which costs nearly 4,000 yuan per month. With no security cameras installed, supervision was made impossible.