Beijing Energy Conservation Promotion Week launched online
On August 23, the National Development and Reform Commission and the Beijing Municipal People's Government jointly held the 2021 National Energy Conservation Publicity Week and Beijing Energy Conservation Publicity Week online launching ceremony, opening the "Cloud" Energy Conservation Publicity Week.
Energy conservation is an important way for Beijing to implement new development concepts, promote high-quality development, and promote carbon emission reduction and carbon neutrality. The relevant person in charge of the Beijing Municipal Development and Reform Commission stated that during the "13th Five-Year Plan" period, Beijing's energy utilization efficiency continued to improve, exceeding the state's "dual control" targets for total energy consumption and intensity, and achieving higher energy consumption with lower energy consumption. With economic growth, the energy consumption per 10,000 RMB of GDP in 2020 will drop by about 24% compared with 2015, reaching 0.21 tons of standard coal, which has always maintained the best level in the provinces of the country.
The in-depth development of energy-saving work is inseparable from the extensive mobilization and strong support of the whole society. According to reports, during this energy-saving publicity week, Beijing will mainly launch a series of special activities including plastic reduction initiatives and anti-food waste initiatives.
"Plastic products bring great convenience to our daily life, but irregular production, use, and disposal of plastic products will have a great impact on our environment." The relevant person in charge of the Beijing Municipal Development and Reform Commission said, this The second energy conservation publicity week will invite the chanter at the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China-Peng Youxin of Zhongguancun No. 3 Primary School in Haidian District, as a representative of the young pioneers of the capital, to propose to the whole society to reduce the use of plastic products and do a good job of sorting plastic waste. During the publicity week, excellent public welfare works of "plastic reduction" will also be displayed to help form a new trend of green life.
With 9% of the world’s arable land, our country feeds nearly 20% of the world’s population and has created a miracle that has attracted worldwide attention. At the same time, there is still a lot of food waste in society. This energy conservation publicity week will propose to the whole society to be a practitioner, propagandist and demonstrator of anti-food waste. During the publicity week, excellent public welfare publicity works will also be displayed to guide the whole society to save and cherish food, and to build and share a green and low-carbon beautiful life.
LED lamp has the characteristics of energy saving, environmental protection and long life. It is a new generation of lighting source after compact fluorescent lamp (that is, ordinary energy saving lamp). Compared with ordinary energy saving lamp, the energy saving rate is about 50%. Compared with incandescent lamp, it is energy saving The electricity rate is about 75%, which not only saves electricity but also saves money. During the energy-saving publicity week, the Beijing Municipal Development and Reform Commission will cooperate with Suning Tesco and JD.com to organize and carry out pilot activities for the promotion of LED light households to guide and encourage more households to use LED lights to help save energy and reduce emissions.
In 2020, taking advantage of the city’s waste sorting work, the Municipal Development and Reform Commission and the Municipal Urban Management Committee organized related associations and enterprises to carry out a pilot activity of "Small and Old Home Appliances Recycling Day", and carried out 17 activities to recycle a total of 2,200 small and old home appliances. about 8300 kg. The community residents responded enthusiastically, with a high degree of participation and satisfaction. According to continuous follow-up investigations, some communities have established a long-term cooperation model with formal recycling companies, and have carried out the recycling of small and used home appliances on their own, providing experience support for the development of long-term activities. This year, the Beijing Municipal Development and Reform Commission and the Municipal Urban Management Commission plan to continue to carry out pilot activities in about 40 communities, and will enter the community in a timely manner to carry out on-site recycling activities in accordance with the relevant requirements of epidemic prevention and control.
During the energy-saving promotion week, Beijing will also organize seminars and exchanges on topics such as the creation of energy-saving institutions, the creation of green shopping malls, the creation of green communities, the creation of green buildings, the creation of green travel, the creation of green campuses, and the promotion of cleaner production. The green creation of the field will help promote the green development of Beijing.