Working towards a zero waste environment in Taiwan

  title={Working towards a zero waste environment in Taiwan},
  author={Chea-Yuan Young and Shih-Piao Ni and Kuo-shuh Fan},
  journal={Waste Management \& Research},
  pages={236 - 244}
It is essential to the achievement of zero waste that emphasis is concentrated on front-end preventions rather than end-of-pipe (EOP) treatment. Zero waste is primarily based on cleaner production, waste management, the reduction of unnecessary consumption and the effective utilization of waste materials. The aim of this study was to briefly review the tasks undertaken and future plans for achieving zero waste in Taiwan. Waste prevention, source reduction, waste to product, waste to energy, EOP… 

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