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.

Relevance of Conventional and Biodegradable Plastics in Agriculture(Chinese Version) 传统塑料与生物降解塑料在农业生产中的相关性

This report supports the European Commission’s potential policies for agricultural plastics and the construction of a framework for biodegradable plastics. Focusing mainly on the end-of-life issues of these plastics, it identifies the potential environmental impacts of conventional and biodegradable plastics, especially their improper collection, low recycling rates and the effectiveness of their biodegradability. It also […]

QUALITY ASSURANCE OF COMPOST AND DIGESTATE: EXPERIENCES FROM GERMANY

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 […]

GUIDELINES ON STARTING WASTE SEGREGATION IN THE OFFICE AREA

Echoing with the trend of compulsory waste segregation in Beijing, IWM NSP Project piloted waste segregation at GIZ Beijing Office for four weeks (1 June to 28 June), collecting and weighing all the waste generated in the office, recording and analyzing all the statistics along the period. Based on existing experiences and collected data, the […]

2019 CHINA CARBON PRICING SURVEY

This report summarises the results of the 2019 China Carbon Pricing Survey. The survey elicited expectations about the future of China’s carbon price from stakeholders in carbon markets in China during August-October 2019.