Participants at the 2016 campaign (Photo: MoNRE)

Hanoi (VNA)
– The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) will launch a campaign to make the world cleaner from September 23-30 with the theme waste management for sustainable rural environment, the ministry announced on August 28.

The campaign aims to highlight the important role of environment management, especially the control of waste in rural areas during national construction and development.

The ministry called for the response from the ministries and localities through the strengthening of State management over the environment, close supervision over projects with high risk of causing pollution, encouraging enterprises and the community to engage in environmental protection activities.

Ministries and localities should coordinate with the media to increase the communications on environment preservation, while strengthening the popularisation of laws and policies related to the environment.

During the campaign, entire society in the gathering and treating waste as well as planting trees.

Meanwhile, 28 coastal localities will strengthen activities to clean the environment along beaches and coastal areas.-VNA