Cabinet sets funds to improve toilets

Taipei Times
Date: Aug 11, 2017
By: Chen Wei-han / Staff reporter

The Cabinet plans to allocate NT$4.9 billion (US$161.67 million) to improve 5,000 public toilets and modernize toilet culture by encouraging people to flush toilet paper down the toilet.

The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) yesterday submitted a plan to renovate public toilet facilities to improve tourism quality.

Among the nation’s 36,000 public toilet facilities, 7,000 are rated below “fairly clean,” EPA Minister Lee Ying-yuan (李應元) said.

The agency would invest NT$4.9 billion to renovate 5,000 facilities from next year to 2024, Lee said.    [FULL  STORY]

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