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American Journal of Environmental Protection. 2020, 8(1), 27-33
DOI: 10.12691/env-8-1-4
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Government Regulatory Innovation in China: Drawing Comparative Lessons from International Experience on Garbage Management

Yitian Shao1, , Zuotian Ren2, Rongjie Li2 and Gang Chen3

1China Institute of Regulation Research, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics

2School of Accounting, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics

3School of Economics, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics

Pub. Date: February 21, 2020

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Yitian Shao, Zuotian Ren, Rongjie Li and Gang Chen. Government Regulatory Innovation in China: Drawing Comparative Lessons from International Experience on Garbage Management. American Journal of Environmental Protection. 2020; 8(1):27-33. doi: 10.12691/env-8-1-4


in recent years, the rapid development of China's economy has been accompanied by the gradual deterioration of the living environment, which is an inevitable malpractice brought about by extensive development. In the process of accelerating urbanization in China, the scale and population of cities are gradually expanding, but the treatment of municipal solid waste lags behind. The phenomenon of besieging cities with municipal solid waste has become very common. Government departments must consider how to effectively deal with the problem of garbage and ensure the sustainable development of economy and society. This paper analyzes the main experiences of garbage control in five countries, and takes the enforcement of garbage classification by laws promulgated in Shanghai, China as an example, to explore the effective path of garbage control in cities and towns in China, so as to provide a reference for countries with similar situations.

government regulation innovation garbage management international experience China

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