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Discussion Paper
Editor:
Ryoko
SEGUCHI
Th is report was developed by Friends of the Earth Japan (FoE Japan) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) with updated case studies as an English-language version of the Japanese report “Yori sukunai shigen de yori yutakana kurashi wo (A Richer Life with Fewer Resources),” published by FoE Japan in March 2013. This report...
Presentation
The 9th NIES Workshop on E-waste
As resource demand grows in line with the rapid economic growth of developing countries in Asia in recent years, so too has the transboundary movement of recyclables in Asia. At the same time, Japanese government is trying to promote recycling and waste management business development in developing Asia. In response to the challenges faced by...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 季刊 環境研究
本稿は、アジアにおける循環政策の進展状況を概観し、運用面での課題を整理する。また、我が国の資源循環分野での国際協力の方向性について、日本1カ国がリードするのではなく、アジア3R推進フォーラム等を活用して、各国との政策連携、支援プログラム間の連携により達成する必要があると論ずる。各国の静脈経済の組織化に応じた段階的な循環政策の推進に協力する一方で、今後は、資源利用の抑制をアジア全体の課題として発信していくことが重要となる。
Commissioned Report

適正な国際資源循環を目指した製品中の有害物質及び有用物質の管理のあり方に関する研究(K2116)

Second year research report for the 3 year research project on "management of valuables and hazardous materials in products aiming for environmentally sound international resource circulation" funded by the scientific research grant for promotion of sound material cycle society.
Policy Report
This report summarizes the current situations and challenges that developing Asia faces in introducing Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR). It also discusses various problems experienced by Japan, Korea and Taiwan after the introduction of EPR mechanisms prior to other Asian countries. It then explores issues related to international resource...
Presentation
5th Internatonal Conference on Industrial Ecology "Transition Towards Sustainability", 21-24 June 2009, Lisbon, Portugal
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) contains both hazardous chemicals and valuable metals, and its combination is a challenge for the recycling process due to the potential risks to human health and the environment and value of resources. Safe and efficient resource recovery requires, in turn, that improved information on embedded...
Commissioned Report

『適正な国際資源循環を目指した製品中の有用物質および有害物質の管理のあり方に関する研究』

First year research report for the 3 year research project on " management of valuables and hazardous materials in products aiming for environmentally sound international resource circulation " funded by the waste management research grant of Ministry of the Environment of Japan.
Commissioned Report

平成19年度化学物質審査規制制度に関する国際協力支援事業報告書

Business report of the commissioned project in fiscal year 2007 titled "Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture International Cooperation Project " submitted to Ministry of the Environment of Japa