China China releases draft revised National List of Hazardous Waste to seek comments

China releases draft revised National List of Hazardous Waste to seek comments

On Dec. 28, 2023, China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment published a draft revised National List of Hazardous Waste, which has been developed for more effective environmental management of hazardous waste. The ministry is seeking comments on the draft through Feb. 4, 2024.

The draft list includes supplements to the definitions of some waste categories, including drugs, pharmaceuticals, dyes and paints, as well as changes to the scopes of waste of inks, dyes, paints, etc.

 

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Author / Responsibility

LIU Yake

Researcher, Research & Consulting Dept. EnviX Ltd.

Business Performance

worked as a research assistant at Department of Environmental Planning and Management, School of Environment, Tsinghua University for 4 years, and then joint in Envix in April, 2022, currently is mainly responsible for consulting on EHS regulation compliance in East Asia.

Background

MA, Environmental Econimics, Hiroshima University

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