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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
By experiencing the recent price fluctuation of resources, sustainable resource management, including waste management and resource circulation, is becoming a renewed policy concern for both developed and developing countries. Unless material flows are monitored on a regular basis, it is difficult to design policies for improved resource efficiency...
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18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 2006 titled "Evaluation of Chemical Substances and Regulation of Their Manufacture International Cooperation Project " submitted to Ministry of the Environment of Japan