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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...
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
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.
Commissioned Report

Promotion of low carbon city by properly developing material recycling systems in Bengaluru City(Yokohama City- Bengaluru City Cooperation Project) Final Report

PR, Newsletter or Other
Strengthening Food Resource and Information Channels for Sustainable Production and Consumption of Food
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One of the most significant lifestyle changes with severe environmental and health consequences being witnessed in the developing Asia is in the form of changes in food consumption behaviour of the people. Recognizing the importance of arresting the negative trends early in the stage, the project aims to address the changing food consumption...
Presentation
ISIE 2015, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK; July 7th to 10th
In this study, a methodologies and a case analysis of sustainability of WEEE recycling systems (e.g. Washing machines, Refrigerators, Air conditioners and Televisions) was developed based on the case of Japan’s home appliances recycling system. In addition, to enable comparative analysis, we have conducted field surveys in Taiwan and India and...
Conference Proceeding
19th Annual Meeting of Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies
本研究では、2012年度以来3年間の予定で、リサイクルシステムの持続可能性評価を、環境・経済・社会的な視点から評価するための分析枠組みの開発を試みている。本研究では、まず日本の家電リサイクル法の下でのリサイクルメカニズムを事例に、環境、社会、経済という持続可能性の各側面を評価するための定量分析手法の開発を、ライフサイクル分析の手法を用いて行った。その上で、台湾、中国、インドについても、廃電気・電子製品のリサイクルメカニズムの実態について、調査し、同様の手法の応用を試みているところである。最終的には、国際比較を行うことで、国際資源循環を含む、適正な資源循環の在り方について提言することを目指している。 本発表では、上記の研究の中から...