Deal with the stink, HCMC tells waste management firms

HCMC on Saturday asked three major waste treatment companies to quickly find solutions to deal with the stench they produced.

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment asked Vietnam Waste Solutions (VWS), Green Saigon Biotech and Hoa Binh Environment Service companies, all operating within the Da Phuoc Integrated Waste Management Facility in Binh Chanh District, to find solutions to control the resulting stench.

No time frame or deadline was given.

The order follows months of complaints by residents in the vicinity of the landfill that the stench was getting unbearable and affecting their daily life.

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Huu Nguyen