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Environment and circular economy transition in China


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 describes the policy and technical measures that have been taken at the EU level and lists the shortcomings of existing measures and suggestions for improvement, to deal with the inefficiency or even the lack of existing agricultural plastic waste management programs in EU members and accelerate the transition to a circular economy.