In early December 2010, over forty participants met for a two day workshop on Education for Sustainable Consumption in China, Japan and Republic of Korea. The workshop was organised in cooperation between the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in Japan, the Environmental Education Center at Beijing Normal University (EEC-BNU), and...
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Better Air Quality Conference Singapore 2010 Session: Regional and Transboundary Air Pollution
EcoBalance 2010, 12 Nov. 2010
We conducted a social survey in the Japanese cities of Yokohama and Kitakyushu and classified citizens into groups regarding attitudes and behavior on climate change and developmental cooperation, identifying each group’s state of support to international intercity cooperation for the environment. The survey not only collected relevant attitudinal...
Selected case studies of integrated solid waste management and the 3Rs at local level in Japan
The Joint Workshop of “Asia Resource Circulation Policy Research” and “ERIA 3R Policy Working Group”, October 7-8, 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
INTERNATIONAL GREEN TECHNOLOGY AND PURCHASING CONFERENCE, October 15-16 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This presentation overviews Japan's policy towards sound material cycle society. Japan's policy towards sound material cycle society is originally started as a reform of its waste management and recycling policy from waste treatment and sanitation to resource conservation and efficiency policy. The presentation tries to extract lessons for Asia...