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Overview of Industrial


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                     Taiwan, as a world leader in resource recycling, is similar to
                 many European countries in terms of the high population density and
                 lack of resources. Therefore, it has made significant investments in
                 environmental protection over the past 20 years. In 2019, Taiwan's
                 industrial waste reuse rate reached 80% and the output value of the
                 resource recycling industry was NT$73.4 billion. In addition, there have
                 been many successful cases of industrial symbiosis.

                     Taiwan began preparing to integrate energy and resources for
                 industrial parks in 2009 and achieved significant results in ecological
                 and recycling industrial parks. Kaohsiung Linhai Industrial Park is
                 Taiwan's most successful industry symbiosis case study to date. Plans
                 for regional energy integration with China Steel as the core have been
                 implemented since 1993. China Steel uses a cogeneration system and
                 recycled waste heat to produce steam. It works with 14 companies to
                 create an energy cycle that includes the supply of byproducts such
                 as steam, oxygen, nitrogen, and argon, which increase the usage
                 efficiency of energy and water. These resources were provided for
                 the company's own use and supplied to nearby petrochemical firms,
                 chemicals firms, and downstream steel makers to achieve significant
                 energy and resource integration, thus achieving the following: 2 million
                 tons/year in energy resource linkage, reduced fuel consumption by
                 122,000 tons, and reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 378,000 tons.

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