Revised environmental protection highlights recycling: NA

The principle of “considering waste as a resource” mentioned in the environmental protection bill introduced in the National Assembly’s meeting in April has been clarified, emphasising recycling and reusing.

According to the bill, if households and individuals classify waste at source, they would not have to pay fees for their recyclable waste. If they don’t classify or incorrectly classify, they would have to pay fees for all the waste they generate including recyclable waste, food waste and other types of waste.

The revised Environmental Protection bill is expected to be discussed in the National Assembly’s agenda in October.

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