Properly dispose of discarded masks to reduce the risk of infection among citizens
On the afternoon of January 15th, as the last dedicated recycling bin for discarded masks in Shuxiang Mingyuan Community, Chibi 2nd Road, Huangzhou was set up, the first batch of 74 dedicated recycling containers for discarded masks in the urban area were all set up.
In order to strengthen the prevention and control of the epidemic, the Municipal Environmental Sanitation Bureau, in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Epidemic Prevention and Control Work Headquarters and the Municipal Urban Management and Law Enforcement Commission, set up special garbage bins for the recycling of discarded masks in public areas of the city as soon as possible, and strengthened the entire process of recycling and disposal of discarded masks , Safe operation throughout the process, resolutely prevent secondary pollution caused by discarded masks, and resolutely prevent the hidden dangers of epidemic spread caused by discarded masks.
It is understood that the Municipal Environmental Sanitation Bureau has placed recycling containers at the intersection of 24 main and secondary arterial roads and traffic arteries in the urban area, which will be added as needed in the future. Since January 18, the first batch of discarded masks in public areas of the urban area has been recycled. In addition to the public areas, in the next step, relevant medical institutions, government agencies, enterprises and institutions, shopping malls, agricultural (bazaar) markets, communities and residential quarters will gradually start the installation of special recycling containers for discarded masks. The Municipal Environmental Sanitation Bureau is responsible for the unified and standardized collection and transportation of discarded masks in the urban area. It adopts three forms of collection by the environmental sanitation department in public areas, regular collection in communities and real estate communities, and appointment collection by government agencies, enterprises and institutions, to ensure that discarded masks in urban areas are recycled on time. Good airtight transit, collection and transportation, and immediately send to the terminal treatment plant for harmless incineration.
The Municipal Environmental Sanitation Bureau urges all relevant units to strictly use special buckets, guide the masses and employees not to litter, not reuse, and standardize the disposal of discarded masks, disinfect the discarded masks (spray 75% alcohol or 84 disinfectant) and put them out after they are simply damaged Do not put other rubbish and discarded masks in the special trash can, and actively cooperate with the sanitation department to do the safe collection, transportation and disposal of discarded masks, and jointly maintain the urban epidemic prevention results. (Sun Ting Wang Zhixiong)
[Source: Edong Evening News]