18 February 2019

Green materials urged for housing construction, paper says

The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology have called for the use of environment-friendly materials in housing construction, the Securities Times reported Friday. The two ministries will roll out a series of measures to facilitate the switch from traditional materials to green alternatives, while launching trial schemes and demonstration projects to promote the concept. Authorities also plan exchanges and collaboration with overseas bodies on the application of green construction materials, the report said.

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