Import expo venue awash with natural color

Hu Min
Zhou Binqi, in charge of gardening at the China International Import Expo venue, said flowers with brilliant colors will create a joyful atmosphere and be in full bloom throughout.
Hu Min
Import expo venue awash with natural color
Ti Gong

A team of 30 workers will be taking care of the greenery at the CIIE venue.

Import expo venue awash with natural color
Chen Xihan / SHINE

Expo volunteers take a photograph of themselves at the National Exhibition and Convention Center on Tuesday. 

The venue of the third China International Import Expo has been spruced up with all greenery decoration projects completed, the city's greenery authorities announced on Tuesday.

The south square of the National Exhibition and Convention Center features four greenery areas — called cloud mountain, terrace and flower sea, river, and modern city garden — showing the natural beauty of the country, the Shanghai Greenery and Public Sanitation Bureau said.

Blue and purple flowers, golden sunflowers and ponds are featured. 

Import expo venue awash with natural color
Ti Gong

Gardeners have ensures flowers will be in full bloom during the expo.

Import expo venue awash with natural color
Chen Xihan / SHINE

Blue recycled glass made from glass trash decorates the ponds to raise awareness of environmental protection. 

"We use flowers with brilliant colors to present a joyful atmosphere and control sowing time strictly to ensure they are in full bloom during the import expo," said Zhou Binqi, who is in charge of gardening work for the expo.

"There are professional technicians controlling the nutrient solution applied on plants during the expo and a team of 30 workers will take good care of the greenery," said Zhou.

Blue recycled glass made from glass trash decorates the ponds to raise awareness of environmental protection. 

Import expo venue awash with natural color
Chen Xihan / SHINE

A floral display welcomes visitors to the third China International Import Expo.

Import expo venue awash with natural color
Chen Xihan / SHINE

Workers water the plants at the National Exhibition and Convention Center on Tuesday.

At the west hall area of the center, flowers in purple, blue, orange and yellow and arbors are featured.

There are nearly a million pots of flowers inside the National Exhibition and Convention Center, adding a splash of colors to the CIIE venue.

Around 4,600 garbage bins have been placed inside the venue, an increase of 600 compared with last year's event. 

Import expo venue awash with natural color
Chen Xihan / SHINE

The venue of the third China International Import Expo is spruced up.

These include exclusive bins for the disposal of used face masks.

When the trash bins are half full, they will be emptied, the bureau said.

Sewage treatment equipment has been installed at garbage stations inside the center to prevent contamination.

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