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Old 04-30-2017, 01:39 PM
 
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Which country has cleaner cities?
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Old 04-30-2017, 02:51 PM
 
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that is not even a question....
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Old 05-01-2017, 10:13 AM
 
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Old 05-01-2017, 11:30 AM
 
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As far as trash goes, there is no comparison. Chinese cities are for the most part fairly trash free. Most Chinese cities employ small armies to keep their cities clean. Indian cities, maybe without exception, are very dirty, trash everywhere.

Air pollution, its s tossup, both countries have terrible air pollution problems.

Water pollution, again, both countries have major problems, but I would say China does a slightly better job.

China does an impressive job keeping their cities trash free, but both countries are far away from matching developed countries on air or water pollution. China seems to be progressing faster to clean up its act, but I do see a societal problem emerging as people just grow trash on the ground and expect someone to clean it up. Also, Chinese highways can be quite trashy, people just throw trash out car windows, drives me crazy.
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Old 05-01-2017, 01:48 PM
 
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As far as trash goes, there is no comparison. Chinese cities are for the most part fairly trash free. Most Chinese cities employ small armies to keep their cities clean. Indian cities, maybe without exception, are very dirty, trash everywhere.

Air pollution, its s tossup, both countries have terrible air pollution problems.

Water pollution, again, both countries have major problems, but I would say China does a slightly better job.

China does an impressive job keeping their cities trash free, but both countries are far away from matching developed countries on air or water pollution. China seems to be progressing faster to clean up its act, but I do see a societal problem emerging as people just grow trash on the ground and expect someone to clean it up. Also, Chinese highways can be quite trashy, people just throw trash out car windows, drives me crazy.
you also forgot human and animal poop out in the open.

In Chinese cities, you don't see cows running in the middle of a street
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Old 05-01-2017, 04:05 PM
 
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you also forgot human and animal poop out in the open.

In Chinese cities, you don't see cows running in the middle of a street
then why aren't you living in a chinese city?
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Old 05-02-2017, 01:06 AM
 
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then why aren't you living in a chinese city?
Your question would have a point if I lived in India right now.

Your question would make sense if I suggested the following

1) China is the cleanest country in the world.
2) being clean is the only criterion for deciding where to live.
3) I can freely live anywhere I want.

Seems you are just picking fights againt anything I say positive about China. I will not engage in such childish fights. You are on my ignore list from now on. Save both a lot of time.
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Old 05-02-2017, 12:09 PM
 
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you also forgot human and animal poop out in the open.

In Chinese cities, you don't see cows running in the middle of a street
That's true, but you do see kids and occasionally adults taking care of business in public, but it's not common like India. My parents have spent a lot of time in India and they said seeing men going to the bathroom next to roads or off bridges was a very common sight. The first time I went to China I got peed on by a little kid, talk about culture shock! I turned around and the mom just smacked the little kid, I think she was scared since I was a foreigner, but I didn't say or do anything, I just walked away. I could only speak about 10 Chinese words at that time anyway.
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Old 05-02-2017, 01:07 PM
 
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Chinese cities are much cleaner than NYC, London or Paris
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Old 05-02-2017, 01:19 PM
 
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Chinese cities are much cleaner than NYC, London or Paris
That's true as far as cleanliness of trash, but when cost of labor is compared it makes sense why. Chinese cities can employ 10+ street cleaners for every one in say NYC. Chinese cities also have their volunteer armies which is a great idea as well. I wish that could catch on in developed countries.
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