Circular Economy Policies in China and Europe

  title={Circular Economy Policies in China and Europe},
  author={Will McDowall and Yong Geng and Beijia Huang and Eva Bartekov{\'a} and Raimund Bleischwitz and Serdar T{\"u}rkeli and Ren{\'e} Kemp},
  journal={Wiley-Blackwell: Journal of Industrial Ecology},
The idea of a circular economy (CE) has become prominent in both European and Chinese policy making. Chinese and European perspectives on a CE share a common conceptual basis and exhibit many similar concerns in seeking to enhance resource efficiency. Yet they also differ, and this article explores differences in the focus of CE policy in China and Europe. We present evidence on the differing understandings of the CE concept in Chinese and European policy discourse, drawing on qualitative and… Expand
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