Reporters recently learned from the Tibet Autonomous Region Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs that household garbage in over 90 percent of villages in Tibet get disposed, and rural human settlement environment has been improved.
In recent years, Tibet has issued relevant policies to comprehensively promote the improvement of rural human settlement in response to problems such as non-compliance of garbage disposal and sewage discharge and “dirty, chaotic, poor” village environments. At present, all informal garbage dumping sites in Tibet have been rectified, the random discharge of household sewage waste in more than 30 percent of villages has been controlled, and 136 villages have started to build beautiful and livable model living spaces.
An official with the Tibet Autonomous Region Department of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said that Tibet will further popularize health and hygiene knowledge, guide farmers and herdsmen to change bad habits, and further enhance farmers and herdsmen’s consciousness and initiative to participate in the improvement of rural human settlement areas.
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