The China Institute of City Competitiveness, a Hong Kong-based research organization, has released a ranking of Chinese cities based on their clean index.
The ranking uses 21 detailed indexes in five major criteria, including a green index, a clean and tidy index of buildings, a clean index of living environment, a waste disposal index and a sanitary service index.
Hong Kong has become the cleanest city in China, with a total score of 89.3. Macao and Xiamen of Fujian Province rank the second and third respectively.
Let's take a look at the top 10 cleanest cities in China.
Jincheng, Shanxi Province
Jincheng, Shanxi Province [File photo]
Total score: 79.31