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Promoting Beneficial Sewage Sludge Utilization in the People's Republic of China

Promoting Beneficial Sewage Sludge Utilization in the People's Republic of China
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). April 2012
  • This report examines best international practices in sludge management, analyzes the current situation in the People's Republic of China (PRC) relative to this best practice, and suggests a pathway for the PRC to modernize its approach to sludge management. In particular, it highlights the trend towards viewing sludge as a resource with opportunities for beneficial use that result in considerable environmental and energy-saving benefits.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia, Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhn
  • Main themes: Economic impact, Energy, Infrastructure, Pollution, Recycling, Urbanization, Wastewater, Water treatment
  • Main target audience: Policy makers, Utility managers
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Impact evaluation
  • Type of resource: Case studies, Good practices, Policy briefing
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Published in 2015