The Multi-Stakeholder Forum, in conjunction with the first meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-1) to develop an international legally binding instrument (ILBI) on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment, convened online and in Punta del Este, Uruguay on Saturday, 26 November 2022. It brought together hundreds of stakeholders from civil society, the private […]
Introduction Accompanying controversy, plastic has become one of the most significant components in the office. Every day, each person in office would consume many plastic products, like coffee/milktea cups, takeaway packaging, and snack packs. Currently, a substantial amount of current plastic waste from the office only received treatment with climate concerns, such as incineration. Therefore, […]
The World Environment Day is marked on June 5th by the United Nations each year. This year’s theme, “Only One Earth”, is special because it was the theme for the first World Environment Day 50 years ago in Stockholm, Sweden. After half a century of environmental protection efforts, the call-back theme is a reflection to […]
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.
The demonstration municipalities of China Integrated Waste Management NAMA Support Project (China IWM NSP) have cumulatively decreased emissions from their municipal solid waste management (MSWM) by 492,505 tCO2e in 2019.