Imported waste paper management system in 2019(3)

Update:29 Dec 2018

First, we must actively promote the revision of the Law […]

First, we must actively promote the revision of the Law on the Prevention and Control of Environmental Pollution by Solid Wastes, and strive to introduce the law as soon as possible, providing a solid legal guarantee for the comprehensive prohibition of foreign garbage entry and promotion of the reform of the import management system for solid waste.

Second, it is necessary to strengthen the control of illegal immigration of foreign garbage, further promote various special anti-smuggling actions, continuously strengthen the supervision of the whole process of importing solid waste, carry out special enforcement actions of enterprises engaged in the processing and utilization of solid wastes, and integrate the problems with outstanding issues into the central ecological environment protection. Special inspector.

Third, we must upgrade the level of domestic solid waste recycling, accelerate the construction of domestic solid waste recycling systems, and improve the utilization rate of domestic solid waste recycling. Vigorously promote the classification of urban and rural waste, continue to improve the recycling resource utilization infrastructure and the comprehensive utilization standard system for renewable resources, and accelerate the upgrading of the technical level of solid waste resource utilization equipment.

Fourth, we must give full play to the mechanism guarantee function of the coordination group, continuously study and solve major problems and issues in the process of reforming the import management system for prohibiting foreign garbage entering the solid waste, guide, coordinate and supervise the implementation of reform tasks, and schedule the progress of reform work. In one step, the relevant situation will be reported to the Party Central Committee and the State Council in a timely manner.

At the meeting, Zhuang Guotai, deputy director of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, reported on the progress of the reform of the import management system for the prohibition of foreign garbage entering the country in 2018. Zhang Jiwen, deputy director of the General Administration of Customs, introduced the work of the unit. The meeting reviewed and approved in principle the relevant documents such as the 2019 Work Plan for the Reform of the Import Management System for Solid Wastes.

It can be seen that in the coming 2019, the control of foreign garbage entry will be more stringent, and imported waste paper will naturally be involved. Despite the decline in market demand this year, the reduction of imported waste paper did not lead to the “material crisis”. However, in 2019, in the face of the unknown market situation, the problem of imported waste paper cannot be ignored.