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Greening Health Care Waste Management: Policies and Good Practices

The provision of sustainable health care waste management (HCWM) has been receiving increasing global attention. Due to the risk of COVID-19 transmission, there has been a growing need for proper medical waste management worldwide, particularly in de

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Keynote Presentation of the 3RINCs 2022

Regional Conference on the OECD Global Plastics Outlook

There is an incomprehensible amount of plastic in our society, driven by population growth and higher incomes. Estimates put the global plastics production to have doubled between 2000 and 2019, coming up to 460 million tonnes (Mt) in 2019. While...
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COP26 Side Event

Circular Economy * Carbon Neutrality

The climate and resource nexus has been widely recognised and emphasised by the international community, and by countries seeking to make the transition to a net-zero and circular economy. According to an assessment by the International Resource...
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The Growth of PET Bottle Recycling in Japan

In recent years, many countries around the world have enjoyed the economic benefits of plastics while simultaneously facing serious environmental problems caused by their inappropriate disposal. In order to tackle concerns about plastics, these...
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Fostering 1.5 Degrees Lifestyles With Urban Partnerships

Recent studies such as the 1.5-Degree Lifestyles report illustrate the scale of the sustainable living challenge: the need for reductions of over 80 per cent in GHGs by 2050 from today’s intensity of lifestyles. This research proposes that we need...
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The health and climate imperatives to address open burning of waste

The uncontrolled burning of waste takes place worldwide, particularly in lower-and–middle income countries (LMICs) where waste management systems are often limited in effectiveness or altogether non-existent. The evidence about this issue's...
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Ecology Note - From Critical Thinking to Critical Action

In order to address and respond to emerging environmental issues, it is important to encourage all stakeholders to take responsible and collaborative actions through education that includes awareness raising and capacity development. In the field...