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Wastes are resources that have put in wrong places. And Zero Waste City/Community means we reduce and minimize the waste that sending to landfill or incineration. With the rapid economic and urban development, cities are besieged by waste. Meanwhile the current waste treatment such as landfill or incineration pollute soil, water and air; accelerate climate change that will affect human health. The South China Environment Fund aims to promote and build sustainable communities and cities through supporting non profit organizations to use a variety of innovations to change public’s awareness and behaviors towards sustainable living, which includes but not limited to policy advocacy, action research, community practice. We believe through increasing the efficiency in using resources and reducing wastes can achieve zero waste targets and shift our economy from linear economy to circular economy.  

  • Chengdu Roots & Shoots Community Learning Center

    Introduction:The project operator, Chengdu Roots & Shoots Community Learning Center, began operation in 2003, and is part of the Roots & Shoots Program established by Jane Goodall, the internationally acclaimed primatologist. Volunteers at Roots and...

    Grant Detail:Grant Term:January, 2015 – December, 2015
    Granted:200,000 RMB

  • China Youth Climate Action Network

    Introduction:The China Youth Climate Action Network (CYCAN) is the first youth non-profit Organization in China dedicated to issues around climate change. It was jointly established by seven youth organisations in August 2007...

    Grant Detail:Grant Term:January, 2014 - April, 2016

  • Eco Canton Environmental Protection Center

    Introduction:Eco Canton is a non-profit environmental organization established in Guangzhou in 2012. It works in the area of waste management, which is a significant challenge confronting most cities in China...

    Grant Detail:Grant Term:December, 2012 - August, 2015; June, 2015 – May, 2016
    Granted:400,000 RMB; 200,000 RMB