The quantity of municipal solid waste generated in China’s cities has increased fivefold between 1980 and 2009, from 85,000 tons to 430,000 tons per day, and is projected to reach 1.6 million tons per day by 2030. The majority of waste in China goes to landfills or unregulated waste heaps outside major cities. As China’s landfills continue to pile up, cities are turning to burning waste to generate electricity at waste-to-energy plants. Another major source of total waste in landfills is construction waste.
Historically, the Chinese market has performed well in the long run, better than the U.S. and some emerging markets. Between 1995 and 2015 the SSE Shanghai Composite index, when compared to the S&P 500 Index, while having its ups and downs, out performed these other markets. Most long-term investors during this period had learned to adapt. The August crash has had an impacted markets on a global level.
Youlong Eco-Materials Limited (NasdaqCM: YECO) is a eco-friendly building products and construction waste management (CWM) company. It is now one of the leading CWM companies in Henan Province, offering local and provincial governments a cost-effective and technically advanced solution to manage and reduction construction waste as well as pollution.