There’s money in trash, and Chinese companies are cashing in

Posted on 12 September, 2018


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The government said in July that households across the nation will, for the first time, have to pay for garbage disposal by 2020 and, separately, that limits on landfills will be tightened. Other recent initiatives include raising recycling quotas in 46 major cities, including Beijing and Shanghai. Revised laws and follow-up implementation mean that the solid-waste market is only going to expand. The greatest potential is in sectors like garbage incineration and hazardous waste disposal, along with garbage classification and the expansion of household waste management from urban to rural areas.

Source:https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-29/trash-or-treasure-china-s-waste-firms-rally-on-new-policies