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April 5, 2021

China’s 14th FYP includes ambitious green development targets —— Summary of waste management

China’s 14th five-year plan was approved on 11th March 2021. As expected, it includes measures to tackle climate change and several green development targets, ambitious actions in the field of waste management and circular economy.

May 18, 2020

Cleaner Production and Circular Economy: China’s revised Solid Waste Law offers a stronger framework for pollution prevention

China has for the fifth time during the last 25 years revised its Law on Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Waste. The updated version of the legislation will be implemented in September promising better protection of the environment and strengthened rule of law.

April 21, 2020

COVID-19 Outbreak: Impacts on China’s Circular Economy and Plastic Recycling Industry

The outbreak of COVID-19 wreaked havoc on multiple sectors in China, which ultimately affected the development of a circular economy and plastic recycling industry