Building Zero-waste Cities is a concrete action to fully implement Xi Jinping’s thought on ecological civilization, an important measure to promote synergy and efficiency in reducing pollution and carbon emissions, and an inherent requirement for building a beautiful China. During the 14th Five-Year Plan period, China will build Zero-waste Cities in 100 prefecture-level cities to […]
Low-carbon lifestyles and waste prevention promoted in China’s NDC update; Strong focus on waste in the Carbon Peak Action Plan by 2030
On 28 October 2021, China submitted a new national climate commitment under the Paris Agreement – updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the UNFCCC. As for general goals, China aims to peak CO2 emissions before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060, lower CO2 emissions per unit of GDP by over 65% from the 2005 […]
Food Waste – Research Background Food waste mainly refers to perishable domestic waste containing organic matter, including household food waste, restaurant food waste and other food waste. Household food waste is produced in residents’ daily life such as leftovers and waste food; Restaurant food waste is food residues and processing wastes generated by relevant enterprises […]
China Integrated Waste Management NAMA Support Project (China IWM NSP) has adjusted its “modes of delivery” and started organising online trainings for its major stakeholders. The first event took place on March 24 and provided private sector actors with an opportunity to learn more about the process of organic waste treatment focusing on available technologies and specific case-studies, attracting approximately 60 practitioners to enrol in the “remote class”.