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Zhejiang leads the nation in promoting zero waste

Updated: Apr 1, 2024 Print
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East China's Zhejiang province held an event titled "Zero Waste Cities, Green Future" in the capital city of Hangzhou on March 30 to mark International Zero Waste Day.

All cities in Zhejiang have now made the national list of Zero Waste Cities, making it the first province in the country to achieve such a feat. This accomplishment has led to a series of recognizable and influential zero waste achievements.

During the event, the province released the Zero Waste Asian Games Evaluation Results, the Zhejiang Province Zero Waste Sporting Event Action Guide, and the Zero Waste Business Area Construction Guide. Additionally, awards were presented to winners of the province-wide Zero Waste Innovation Competition, with 11 cities in the province organizing a variety of International Zero Waste Day activities the same day.

In the Hubin business area, an event titled "I am a Zero Waste Activist" was held, featuring creative displays, fashion shows, interactive quizzes, and exhibitions of zero waste artworks, showcasing the progress made in advancing the zero-waste city philosophy in Hangzhou.

Furthermore, an exhibition and interactive activities highlighting zero waste initiatives were held, showcasing the city's experiences in waste reduction across various aspects of life, production, culture, and technology.

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