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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2021, 4(4); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040410.

Research on Classification and Recycling Technologies of Municipal Solid Wastes—A Case Study in Shanghai


Huanzheng Du1, Selan Wang2, Wei Wang2, Zhijie Li3, Qinghua Wang4, Xichao Hu5, Peiyuan Xiao1, Chenyang Du1, Sha Lu1* 

Corresponding Author:
Sha Lu

1Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China.

2Shanghai Chengtou Environment (Group) Co. Ltd, Shanghai, 200060, China.

3Shanghai Yingke Industrial Co., Ltd, Shanghai 201417, China.

4Shanghai Yanlongji Renewable Resources Utilization Co. Ltd, Shanghai 201706, China.

5Shanghai Tianqiang Environmental Protection Technology Co., Ltd, Shanghai 201499, China.

*Corresponding Author


With the improvement of people's living standard in China, the amount of municipal solid wastes (MSW) has been increasing year by year, and resulted in serious environmental issues. Developing diverse classification and recycling technologies for treating municipal solid wastes is an effective solution to such problem, which can maximizes the utilization of wastes, reduces the amount of waste disposal and improves the living environment. This paper analyzes the Shanghai municipal wastes sorting programmed and concludes the following reasons for its first-stage success, including a well-designed recycling structure, a high-value food wastes reduction and recycling system, a low value-added wastes re-utilization system, various treatment technologies and the corresponding policy supports.


Municipal solid wastes, classification and recycling technologies, Shanghai

Cite This Paper

Huanzheng Du, Selan Wang, Wei Wang, Zhijie Li, Qinghua Wang, Xichao Hu, Peiyuan Xiao, Chenyang Du, Sha Lu. Research on Classification and Recycling Technologies of Municipal Solid Wastes—A Case Study in Shanghai. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 4: 41-44. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2021.040410.


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