On 18-19 May 2023, the International Low-carbon Integrated Waste Management Symposium & IWM NAMA Closing Event was held in Beijing. Co-organized by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and China Association of Urban Environmental Sanitation (CAUES), this symposium focuses on the topics of integrated waste management and low-carbon development of the waste sector. It aims to deeply analyze the development trend and challenges of integrated waste management under the low-carbon background from policy, practice, technology and other aspects. By sharing best practices in international and domestic waste management, this symposium promotes in-depth exchanges in the waste sector in China and the world, further contributes to the transformation of China’s waste sector towards sustainable development and circular economy. More than 150 representatives attended the meeting, and a total of 41,000 people participated the event online.