Garbage fills Ho Chi Minh City canal as waste collection contract expires

March 10, 2024

Waste on the Nhieu Loc - Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City has yet to be collected since early last month as a contract for it has expired. At present, waste blankets the surface of the canal section in Tan Binh District. Garbage blankets the surface of a Nhieu Loc - Thi Nghe Canal section in Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Thu Dung / Tuoi TreA unit previously responsible for waste collection on the Nhieu Loc - Thi Nghe Canal, under Ho Chi Minh City Urban Environment Co. Ltd., told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper that the Management Center of Waterway System under the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport has not initiated a new tender for the collection and transport of garbage from the canal. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi TreMai Thanh Liem, a 37-year-old resident in Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City, says that the garbage emits unpleasant odor, affecting the lives of locals and the landscapes along the canal.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News