china

29 01 2019

China has launched a pilot program to create “waste-free cities” designed to use resources more efficiently and eliminate the growing health and environmental risks caused by trash, the environment ministry...

24 10 2018

A keynote session during last week's Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference examined what effects China's regulations are having and what comes next for new market developments. China has been a...

15 10 2018

Asia, y en particular China, fue hasta comienzos del 2018 el gran basurero del mundo e importó durante años entre el 50 y el 70% de los residuos plásticos del...

28 09 2018

A year after an online scrap plastics trading marketplace launched, an executive at the startup offered insight into where material is moving in the aftermath of China’s ban. Scrapo, a...

19 07 2018

The EU and China have agreed to press ahead with action in support of the circular economy (CE), despite tensions about the country’s restriction on waste imports. At a summit...

29 06 2018

The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) said that a translation of an official Chinese government announcement reveals the country’s intention to reduce solid waste imports to zero by 2020. The...

24 04 2018

The Chinese Ministry of Ecology and Environment has announced that scrap steel, post-industrial plastics waste, PET bottles and waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) imports will be banned by the...

09 04 2018

The number of Smart City projects worldwide has risen substantially in recent years, in both rich and developing countries. Meanwhile China has made it a national priority to develop the...

21 02 2018

CHINA'S AIR QUALITY is notoriously bad. How bad? It has slowed photosynthesis in plants and possibly impacted the country's food supply. One scientist describes conditions as "similar to a nuclear winter."...

10 01 2018

Hidden thousands of miles from the view from Western shoppers, Chinese textile mills producing for major US and European clothing brands have been some of the worst polluters in the fashion industry....

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