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 meet the national requirements of carbon peak and carbon neutral development, and jointly promote pollution reduction and carbon reduction. In order to provide technical support for the construction of Zero-waste Cities in china, initiated by Basel Convention Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (BCRC China), and co-hosted by Tsinghua University, Solid Waste and Chemical Management Technology Center MEE, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) ,Stockholm Convention Regional Centre for Capacity-building and the Transfer of Technology in Asia and the Pacific, the 17th International Conference on Solid Waste Management and Technology will be held from 11 to 14 June 2022, with the theme of Synergizing the Reduction of Pollution and Carbon Emissions, and adopt the form of online and offline combination. The conference will invite senior experts and top government officials both within China and abroad to give special reports and focus discussions on hot issues in the field of solid waste, chemicals and circular economy.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH acts as a supporter of this conference.
Location: Basel Convention Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (Room 805, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China)
If online: http://bcrc.tsinghua.edu.cn/icwmt-eng/