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China to Meet the Goal of Environmental Protection by Reducing Solid Waste Imports in 2020




China has strengthened its efforts to meet the goal of environmental protection in 2020 by reducing solid waste imports from different parts of the world. It has been making intense efforts to reduce environmental pollution on different grounds and the country has experienced positive results over the last two years. And China’s Ministry of ecology and environment has been employing accurate and scientific methods in pollution control to execute the tasks effectively. As reported on the CMEE, 10,000 tons of solid waste that was being illegally transferred to China, was intercepted at the customs.

Li Ganjie, minister of ecology and environment has said that the year 2020 will be the deadline for meeting the three-year action plan issued by the State Council in 2018 to reduce air pollution, water pollution, and land pollution. According to him, the total emission of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide will be reduced by more than 15 percent by 2020. He also said that the density of PM2.5, small particulate matter will be reduced by over 25 percent in 2020.

Li added that China will achieve the target of zero imports of solid waste in 2020. And it will reduce the pollution in the construction land and lower hazardous waste to put an end to soil pollution. Following the measures of China, it will not be possible for anyone to recover gold and other metals from e-waste. And hence, the focus will be laid on using traditional gold recovery method and gold recovery machines due to the environment-friendly nature of these machines.

Li said there will be a launch of an investigation of sewage outlets entering different rivers in order to keep a check on water pollution. Further, he added that 2020 is the deadline to complete the task of building a moderately prosperous society and Li called 2020, the final year of the 13th Fiver-Year Plan as the decisive year to fight different forms of pollution.

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Top Road Trip Destinations in Canada




Did you know that 1.93 million Americans traveled to Canada in 2020? That number was down year-over-year due to COVID-related travel restrictions. 

While some Americans visit the Great White North via plane, others prefer road trips. It can be fun to plan an itinerary, book a hotel, pack the luggage, load your family into the car, and head to the border. But if a road trip to Canada is in the plans for you and yours this summer, what Canadian destinations are worth the potentially thousands of miles of driving? Keep reading to learn about the top road trip destinations in Canada.

Grasslands National Park in Saskatchewan

Grasslands National Park is one of Canada’s 44 national parks and park reserves. Whether you’re an earlier bird or a night owl, the national park in Southern Saskatchewan provides an ideal prairie landscape. It’s the perfect place to unwind, immerse yourself in nature, and recalibrate your life.

Enjoy the great outdoors on a campsite, or take part in hiking adventures by exploring trails. The solitude and breathtaking beauty of this national park will leave you in awe. Make time for the Ecotour Scenic Drive. It’s about 20 km (around 12.5 miles) long and will take one to three hours to complete depending on your pace. 

Toronto to Stratford, Ontario

If there’s one Canadian city most Americans have heard of, it’s Toronto. Toronto, the capital of Ontario, is the fourth largest city on the continent. It’s also home to the only authentic castle in North America. Casa Loma, located in midtown Toronto, is worth the visit. So, too, is the CN Tower, which is the biggest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere. The city also has citizens representing 200+ ethnic groups. 

While there’s plenty to see and do in Toronto, why stop there? It’s a good idea to include a Toronto-to-Stratford excursion while on your road trip to Canada. You must travel 150 km (about 93 miles ) west to get to Stratford. You’ll see Victorian architecture and get to take in the live theater. Most Americans probably haven’t heard of Stratford before. But when you come for a visit, there’s a good possibility you won’t ever forget it.

North Cape Coastal Drive, Prince Edward Island

If you haven’t ever taken a road trip to Prince Edward Island, you don’t know what you’re missing. It’s Canada’s smallest province, but it sure offers a boatload of fun. Are you a foodie or do you like to indulge in the local cuisine when traveling? Check out the western peninsula. You can delight your tastebuds with the range of food available. 

Make time to visit the Canadian Potato Museum in the province. After taking in the sites and attractions at the museum, enjoy a meal at the onsite PEI Potato Country Kitchen. The menu has items like the chili topped baked potato, which features a baked potato, homemade chili, and cheese. Meanwhile, the pulled pork potato features a baked potato topped with pulled pork, cheese, and sour cream on the side. That’s just a sampling, and all baked potato dishes are served with fresh-cut, homemade chips.

If you’re intersted in a U.S. to Canada road trip this year, the options above will give you some ideas. The sky’s the limit since there’s so much to see and do. 

You’ll want to ensure your vehicle is in good working order to avoid breakdowns. You’ll also want to stay alert on the road since you’ll be traveling a lot of miles and spending hours behind the wheel of your car. 

If you get into an accident, you must know what to do. In addition to reporting the accident, calling your insurer, and possibly even booking a rental car to complete your road trip, you’ll want to contact a personal injury lawyer if anyone is injured. 

No one wants to consider accidents or injuries when on a road trip. But it’s best to hope for the best while being prepared for the worst. You’ll enjoy the journey and the destination a lot more when you’ve done everything possible to prepare for any possible issues.

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