China planning new recycled material standards as part of circular economy strategy

, China planning new recycled material standards as part of circular economy strategy, TheCircularEconomy.comChina’s National Development and Reform Commission has said that the country will develop new recycled material standards within its new circular economy strategy.

Previously, China has said that it will permit imports that meet these standards.

In the 14th Five Year Circular Economy Development Plan, it says it will develop new recycled material standards for waste steel, waste non-ferrous metals, waste plastics and waste paper.

By 2025, China plans to use 60 million tonnes of waste paper per year in its industries, rising from 54.9 million tonnes in 2020.

It also said that its printing and packaging industries will be required to use more recycled content.

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