The drivers and hinders of the eco-efficiency performance of China's pulp and paper industry

Chang Yu

Beijing Forestry University

Chang Yu finished her PhD in the field of Industrial Ecology at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Her PhD thesis was “Eco-transformation of industrial parks in China”. Now she works as assistant professor in School of Economic and Management at Beijing Forestry University in China. Currently her research interests include eco-efficiency of pulp and paper industry and the sustainable development in metropolitan area (e.g., Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region).


China has become the world largest paper and paperboard producer. However, pulp and paper industry has involved high resource consumption and severe pollution especially for water. This research has assessed the eco-efficiency... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Chang Yu (Beijing Forestry University)
  2. Lei Shi (School of Environment, Tsinghua University;)
  3. Yutao Wang (Shandong University)
  4. Yuan Chang (Central University of Finance and Economics)
  5. Baodong Cheng (Beijing Forestry University)

Topic Areas

• Industrial ecology in developing countries , • Circular economy , • Sustainable consumption and production


TS-12 » Methodological developments towards sustainable consumption (11:30 - Tuesday, 27th June, Room I)

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