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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...
Working Paper
Author:
Albert Altarejos
Magalang
Eligio T.
Ildefonso
Maria Delia
Cristina M. Valdez
Liz C.
Silva
This paper summarises the results of a literature review, examines the status of MSWM in the Philippines, makes some efforts to estimate the SLCP emissions in the country’s waste sector based on available data, and offers preliminary projections. The paper includes six sections. After a brief introduction in Section 1, background information on...
Working Paper
The ISWA World Solid Waste Congress 2012, 17-19 September 2012, Florence, Italy
Open dumping and landfilling are the two predominant waste disposal methods in Thailand. In 2009, only 23% of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) was separated for recycling. As far as on land disposal is concerned, it has been estimated that 47% of collected waste is being landfilled and 53% is being openly dumped. These simple MSW management methods are...
Working Paper
Global Research Forum on SCP workshop - “Global and Regional Research on Sustainable Consumption and Production Systems: Achievements, Challenges and Dialogues”
An axiom that has shaped policy approaches to sustainable consumption has been that if more consumers understand the environmental consequences of their consumption patterns, through their market choices they would inevitably put pressure on retailers and manufacturers to move towards sustainable production. The result is the proliferation of green...
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The 3rd International Wuppertal Colloquium on “Sustainable Growth and Resource Productivity – Harnessing Industry and Policy Towards Eco-Innovation”
This paper tries to overview Japan’s strategy for sustainability and environmental management in the 1990s to 2000s. The paper argues that Japan’s sustainable strategy can be characterized from its emphasis in improving resource efficiency and expansion of voluntary approach by comprehending environmental challenges as opportunities for further...
Working Paper
国際開発学会第11回春季大会報告論文集
今後もアジアでの資源消費と廃棄物発生量の増大が予想される。3R(廃棄物の削減、再利用、リサイクル)を通じた廃棄物管理と資源管理戦略の統合は、アジアでの持続可能な消費と生産を達成するための重要なアプローチとなり得る。しかし、アジア発展途上国の多くでは、廃棄物管理・リサイクル関連法制度の構築に後れをとっており、国際協力への期待は大きい。本報告では、3R国家戦略の策定支援の経験に基づいて、廃棄物リサイクルのための制度構築支援の課題について論じる。
Working Paper
This paper analyses the impact of the future regional economic integration and development on internationalisation of waste and recycling-related issues in East Asia. The analysis focuses upon production and consumption of electronics and electric products and automobiles which are strategically important products in developing Asia in the future....