Storm leaves 12,000 tons of trash in Sanya after Typhoon Haiyan
In order to clean up the trash and resume normal traffic in a timely manner, more than 5,000 sanitation workers with nearly 3,000 sanitation vehicles were dispatched to the Hedong and Hexi districts in Sanya, and a total of more than 7,000 tons of trash including fallen trees, branches, leaves and ruined billboards were collected during the clean-up work from 4:00 pm on November 10th to 9:00 pm on November 11th.
As of 9:00 pm on November 11th, there were nearly 5,000 tons of trash that still needed to be cleaned up in the city.
The number of fallen trees caused by Haiyan reached over 10,300. The typhoon in Sanya Bay also destroyed 43,500 square meters of sand beach, 1,500 square meters of beach plants, and 40 garbage bins.