Waste management


(1) A seminar was held on 7 April on legislative revision concerning waste disposal, where participants discussed plans to thoroughly review and amend the Waste Disposal Act (廢棄物清理法). Local environmental bureaus were invited to collect opinions from the competent authorities working at the frontline as references for future legislative revisions.

(2) The EPA organized activities on Earth Day (20 April) at the Red House in Ximen, Taipei, including a road run and a street fair. Government agencies, corporations, and NGOs were urged to jointly promote waste reduction, carbon reduction, an environment-friendly lifestyle, resource and plastic recycling, and at-source waste reduction. The purpose was to raise public awareness of environmental protection and green behaviors in everyday life.

Excerpt from Major Environmental Policies, Apr 2021

Environmental Protection Administration, R.O.C.(Taiwan)
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