Zero-waste City


China Pictorial 2019年4期

by Li Zhuoxi

The Chinese government plans to select about 10 cities with suitable conditions, environment and scale to carry out pilot projects for creating“zero-waste cities.”

The project of “zero-waste cities” aims to promote green lifestyles and achieve zero growth in total industrial solid waste storage and disposal, full utilization of primary agricultural wastes, overall improvement in domestic waste reduction and resource utilization, comprehensive safety control of hazardous wastes, zero illegal transfer and dumping of solid wastes and cultivation of several solid waste recycling enterprises in the city.