(QNO) - Hoi An city (Quang Nam province) has been supported for waste reduction and treatment by several foreign organizations and governments such as Naha city (Japan) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Notably, the wastewater treatment plant under the project on water quality improvement in the area of Japanese Bridge (Chua Cau) in Hoi An city costs 250 billion VND from Japanese Government's non-refundable aid and Vietnam’s reciprocal capital.
The plant was put into operation last year. According to Vice Chairman of the Hoi An People’s Committee Nguyen Van Son, the support of finance, human resource, technique and waste classification from foreign organizations and foreign governments for the clean environment to Hoi An is very important.
National Professional Officer for Science Unit of UNESCO in Ha Noi, Vietnam Tran Lan Huong said, saying no to plastic waste is the target of UNESCO, especially at the world heritage sites of Vietnam, including Hoi An, My Son Sanctuary and Cham Islands World Biosphere Reserve.
In the past, UNESCO implemented many projects to raise public awareness of collection, reuse and recycling of plastic and solid waste for clean - safe - green heritages.