An investigation on awareness of garbage classification among urban citizens in Hohhot
Urban citizens knew little about the kinds of rubbish and were not conscious of garbage classification. Inconsiderable waste disposal brings many problems to daily life. This problem has always been in our life. In the survey, Wang Zhaoxu, Zhang Yukun and Wang Yajun played a vital role. There are six members in the group.
Based on feedback from the questionnaire, we developed the solutions accordingly. We gave suggestions to the relevant city departments on practical ways to solve the problems. Meanwhile, we publicized on garbage classification and have some knowledge introduction to increase awareness level. For publicity, we handed out questionnaires, invited experts to conduct lectures, handed out leaflets to residents and put up small posters. Moreover, we put some classification dustbins in the communities. We hope citizens can have a thorough understanding of the importance of garbage classification.
Compared to the first survey, during the first return visit, about 25% of the residents have had a full understanding of garbage classification. Most of the citizens began to sort the rubbish and the figure has reached 37%. In the second return visit, there were 56% of the residents have become accustomed to garbage classification.