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Presentation
First Sub-Regional workshop on Preparation of status Report and Sub-regional Roadmap for Implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
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Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste...
Technical Report
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
This report demonstrates that changes in consumption patterns and dominant lifestyles are a critical and integral part of the solutions package to addressing climate change. The report fills a gap in the existing research by establishing global targets for lifestyle carbon footprints, examining current consumption patterns and their impacts on...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
This commentary summarises the key findings and implications of the study on Lifestyle Carbon Footprints: Long-term targets and case studies of the carbon footprints of household consumption. This study introduces and develops an approach to establishing lifestyle carbon footprints: greenhouse gases directly emitted during and indirectly induced by...
Presentation
Inception Workshop of the Project on Low Carbon and Resilient Urban Food Systems
This presentation outlines the application of the ecological debt index (EDI) concept to assess urban households from the point of urban food systems. The concept is being developed for application in a UNEP 10FYP project being implemented in India in collaboration with the Center for Sustainable Agriculture (CSA). The EDI enables users to assess...
Peer-reviewed Article
In MATTER: International Journal of Science and Technology
Due to ever increasing demand, the electronics industry has been growing at a rapid pace, and therefore handling and management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) has become one of the key problems in the modern world. Improper handling and management of WEEE in developing countries can cause a huge environmental damage and threats...
Presentation
笹川平和財団汎アジア基金 オピニオンリーダー招聘プログラム 国際セミナー 持続可能な社会づくりのためのパートナシップ構築に向けて タイの廃棄物処理から見る社会連携の課題と可能性
2016年6月22日、笹川平和財団汎アジア基金 オピニオンリーダー招聘プログラム国際セミナー「持続可能な社会づくりのためのパートナシップ構築に向けて-タイの廃棄物処理から見る社会連携の課題と可能性」が開催され、パネル討論「持続的循環型社会に向けて - 日タイ市民社会連携に向けた展望」にて、堀田康彦 SCPエリアリーダーが、リサイクルを政策的に推進するという観点からの話題提供を行った。
Presentation
In-country dialogues and workshops on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)
On 12-13 May 2016, OECD co-organized International Workshop on Extended Producer Responsibility in India: Opportunities, Challenges and Lessons from International Experience. Yasuhiko Hotta, Area Leader of SCP, made a presentation in the session to discuss improving e-waste management through EPR system.
Book Chapter
In The Economics of Waste Management in East Asia
This paper provides an overview of Thailand's national policy on municipal solid waste (MSW) management and recycling, which is aligned to the country's sufficiency economic policy and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle). It summarizes the current actual waste management and recycling scenario in the country, provides examples of local initiatives to...