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chenyu
20 Apr 09,, 16:58
Garbage removal is primitive.chinese don't know Garbage classification.waste plastic bags is visible everywhere. The Chinese people like to use plastic bags and batteries just once and then throw them away. government pay great attention to beauty of city.they afford large money in images structure of city.but they pay little attention to garbage classification.large amounts of garbage is made by large consumption.

Waste separation is a good way to deal with waste and garbage, it can reduce the volume, and at the same time provide large amounts of organic fertilizer to farmers. It facilitates the recovery of renewable resources, minimizes waste pollution in the environment, and can create jobs for collecting waste.

Waste separation methods have generally been adopted in the Western countries, but it is difficult to find waste separation anywhere in China, even waste separation isn't seen in the capitol Beijing and the biggest city Shanghai. The great majority of Chinese people don't know about waste separation; they don't understand the words waste separation. They mix wastes such as kitchen wastes (organic waste) with plastic bags, paper, glass and batteries. The city cleaners transfer the mixed wastes to the suburbs of city and bury them simply.
take photo in 2009.04.17 in Huangchuan.

Officer of Engineers
20 Apr 09,, 17:04
Land fills are cheaper than recycling.

Tarek Morgen
20 Apr 09,, 17:55
The German troops in Afghanistan even seperate their waste, exactly according to the regulations..just so it can be collected by local Afghans and be brought to the nearst waste colony

tankie
20 Apr 09,, 18:43
Land fills are cheaper than recycling.

As are incinerators , and if used correctly an energy force could be tapped methinks , thats an idea , does anyone know of this being done :confused:

Officer of Engineers
20 Apr 09,, 18:48
As are incinerators , and if used correctly an energy force could be tapped methinks , thats an idea , does anyone know of this being done :confused:The stench usually empties the town next door.

Albany Rifles
20 Apr 09,, 19:06
Here in southside Virginia, there is a landfill near Wakefield which pumps its waste methane gas to a plant in Hopewell, VA. The plant in Hopewell then uses the methane to generate 45% of their power needs.

Took about 2 years to lay the pipe and set up the system. But they made the cost back in about 4.5 years.

tankie
20 Apr 09,, 19:08
The stench usually empties the town next door.

:biggrin: Yes Col , in teeside uk there is one with special cleaning for the removal of the toxic fumes , vey clean ,, A/R that sound like a good system .;)

gunnut
20 Apr 09,, 19:58
Garbage removal is primitive.chinese don't know Garbage classification.waste plastic bags is visible everywhere. The Chinese people like to use plastic bags and batteries just once and then throw them away. government pay great attention to beauty of city.they afford large money in images structure of city.but they pay little attention to garbage classification.large amounts of garbage is made by large consumption.

Waste separation is a good way to deal with waste and garbage, it can reduce the volume, and at the same time provide large amounts of organic fertilizer to farmers. It facilitates the recovery of renewable resources, minimizes waste pollution in the environment, and can create jobs for collecting waste.

Waste separation methods have generally been adopted in the Western countries, but it is difficult to find waste separation anywhere in China, even waste separation isn't seen in the capitol Beijing and the biggest city Shanghai. The great majority of Chinese people don't know about waste separation; they don't understand the words waste separation. They mix wastes such as kitchen wastes (organic waste) with plastic bags, paper, glass and batteries. The city cleaners transfer the mixed wastes to the suburbs of city and bury them simply.
take photo in 2009.04.17 in Huangchuan.

That picture reminds me of Taiwan 30 years ago. Not sure if it's still like that over there. Basically the garbage collection process isn't automated enough. People need to be educated to keep their trash clean and neat before bringing them out and placing them in standardized containers provided by the waste disposal company.

chenyu
22 Apr 09,, 07:50
add photos ,taken by me in 2009.04.21.

kualaws
22 May 09,, 15:07
That picture reminds me of Taiwan 30 years ago. Not sure if it's still like that over there. Basically the garbage collection process isn't automated enough. People need to be educated to keep their trash clean and neat before bringing them out and placing them in standardized containers provided by the waste disposal company.

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you are right, but such education needs money and time.
in china, really few local governments want to afford this burden.