New ThinkChina blog post: Why Taiwan is a Global Leader on Recycling – University of Copenhagen

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17 November 2017

New ThinkChina blog post: Why Taiwan is a Global Leader on Recycling

"In less than 30 years Taiwan has transformed from having some of the dirtiest streets in the world to a global leader when it comes to household recycling. In 2016 the citizens of Taipei City recycled 54% of all house hold garbage – in comparison Copenhagen only recycled 34% the same year. How did Taiwan so quickly succeed in becoming so good at recycling? A key factor, I would argue, is that proper garbage sorting is considered an obligation as a good citizen."

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