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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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HLPF2021 Side Event

Healthy Planet, Healthy People: Role of the Satoyama Initiative for Green and Blue Recovery

In line with the key theme of the 2021 HLPF, this side event will highlight the role of socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS) under the Satoyama Initiative in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as its...
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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...
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APFSD2021 Side Event

Zero Waste Solutions towards a Regenerative Asia-Pacific Region

Production and consumption in Asia and the Pacific are outpacing the renewal capacity of natural resources and the capability of local governments in managing their waste. The Asia and the Pacific SDG Progress Report 2020 (UN, 2020) highlights how...