Rural Solid Waste Management in China : Status , Problems and Challenges

@inproceedings{Wang2017RuralSW,
  title={Rural Solid Waste Management in China : Status , Problems and Challenges},
  author={Aiqin Wang and Linxiu Zhang and Yaojiang Shi and Scott Rozelle and Annie Osborn and Meredith Yang},
  year={2017}
}
This paper seeks to describe the overall state of Rural Solid Waste Management (RSWM) in China in three main areas: waste collection services, waste transportation services and waste disposal services. Given China’s urbanization, industrialization, and the subsequent improvement of household living standards, the amount of solid waste generated in rural China has increased rapidly. Based on primary data collected in 2016 from 100 villages across five provinces in China, we find that the… CONTINUE READING