Trash Talk

Shanghai enacts its new garbage regulation on July 1. So how do we correctly discard our trash? Where does everything go after we bin it? How are locals responding to these new rules? And what kind of a difference will it make to our daily lives, and the planet? You'll learn all this, and more, right here as we Trash Talk.
Shanghai enacts its new garbage regulation on July 1. So how do we correctly discard our trash? Where does everything go after we bin it? How are locals responding to these new rules? And what kind of a difference will it make to our daily lives, and the planet? You'll learn all this, and more, right here as we Trash Talk.
Xuhui adds more stations to take recyclable waste, promotes trash sorting - Shanghai Metro News
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Xuhui adds more stations to take recyclable waste, promotes trash sorting

Residents and students in Xuhui used traditional performances to encourage garbage sorting, as part of a campaign to raise public awareness and promote the volunteer spirit.
Sanitation authorities target ayis at waste sorting trial - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Sanitation authorities target ayis at waste sorting trial

Shanghai Greenery and Public Sanitation Bureau's latest move to promote sorting to be expanded to cover other sectors including express delivery and housing agencies.
Not a load of rubbish! Waste treatment plant turns into a tourist destination - China In Focus News
In Focus

Not a load of rubbish! Waste treatment plant turns into a tourist destination

A waste treatment plant in Shanghai has broken the "foul and filthy" stereotype to become a wonderland for wild animals, even attracting residents to take their wedding photos.
Shanghai sets new target as waste-sorting rate rises - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Shanghai sets new target as waste-sorting rate rises

The waste-sorting rate of Shanghai's permanent population on a voluntary basis should hit 98 percent by 2025 compared to 97 percent at present, according to local officials.
No more trash talk as expats contribute to trash-sorting campaign success - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

No more trash talk as expats contribute to trash-sorting campaign success

Shanghai has made great progress in its trash-sorting campaign since garbage classification regulations went into effect on July 1, 2019, with waste-separation now a way of life.
Shanghai claims success in garbage-sorting efforts - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Shanghai claims success in garbage-sorting efforts

Since the implementation of garbage-sorting laws four years ago, more than 95 percent of residential complexes in the city have met trash-sorting criteria.
Shanghai steps up trash-sorting crackdown to secure progress - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Shanghai steps up trash-sorting crackdown to secure progress

The beefed-up crackdown in Shanghai follows the resurgence of garbage sorting problems at some local supermarkets, wet markets and transportation hubs.
Residents adhere to city's trash-sorting campaign - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Residents adhere to city's trash-sorting campaign

Over 95 percent of working units and residential complexes qualified in the trash-sorting performance, according to the Shanghai Greenery and Public Sanitation Bureau.
Garbage sorting becomes a habit for Hongkou residents after Xi's visit - China In Focus News
In Focus

Garbage sorting becomes a habit for Hongkou residents after Xi's visit

Garbage sorting has become a habit for residents of Shanghai's downtown Hongkou District, which President Xi Jinping visited in 2018 and called the campaign a "new fashion."
Detailed trash-sorting guideline issued for Shanghai hotels - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Detailed trash-sorting guideline issued for Shanghai hotels

A detailed guideline on trash sorting involving Shanghai's hospitality industry has been released to regulate waste-sorting practices at hotels across the city.
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