The northern province of Tuyen Quang plans to build 20 solid waste treatment systems by 2020 to help ensure the local public health, environmental sanitation and sustainable development.

The solid waste will be collected, sorted, recycled, and fully treated in the facilities’ advanced technology, helping the locality mitigate environmental pollution, especially in urban areas and industrial parks.

Local authorities also plan to complete policies to improve management in the field, launch a number of campaigns to raise public awareness of the issue, and increase the ability of urban environment companies in waste treatment by 2015.-VNA