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Environment and circular economy transition in China

Earth Negotiations Buttetin

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 […]

Policy Brief – China’s Roadmap towards Circular Economy: Insights and Outlook

Circular economy (CE), a new way of creating values and consumption, has won increasing attention from business, governments, and citizens. China, as a mega country, also spotlights on this topic and has unveiled national policies. This policy brief is to present a whole picture of CE policy in China as well as to bring up some observations and insights.


The brochure provides information on the quality assurance system (QAS) and quality assurance organization (QAO) that exist in Germany to guarantee high quality of compost and digestate. The publication outlines the basic principles of QAS and includes an overview of the legal framework guiding management of bio-waste in the EU and in Germany. The Chinese translation […]