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Introduction (Chapter 1)

In Extended Producer Responsibility Policy in East Asia - in Consideration of International Resource Circulation -
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...

Report Chapter

The Emerging Need for Sharing Environmental Product Information and Reconsidering the Producers' Informative Responsibility

In Extended Producer Responsibility Policy in East Asia - in Consideration of International Resource Circulation -
Presentation
5th Internatonal Conference on Industrial Ecology "Transition Towards Sustainability", 21-24 June 2009, Lisbon, Portugal

The presentation summarizes the main findings of an international collaborative study/survey titled “EPR Policy in East Asia in consideration of International Resource Circulation” which will be published as a report in 2009. The study mainly focused on the application of EPR principles to the management of used electric and electronic products (e...

PR, Newsletter or Other

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has been releasing a collection of the top news items on the environment in the Asia-Pacific region every year since 1998. This has been with the aim of collecting and organising information about environmental issues and policy trends in the region, and to report on how the region addresses...

Discussion Paper
Author:
Tian Yanfang

Since the end of the 1990s, the Sino-Russian border regions have witnessed a dramatic, unprecedented increase in cross-border timber trade that has made Russia the largest log supplier for China's expanding wood industry sector. Driving factors include: severe constraints in China's domestic wood supplies, the availability of rich forest resources...

Conference Proceeding
Editor:
Hermann E. Ott
Karin Holl

"Climate Policy 2005 and Beyond: Japanese-German Impulses" was held on 1 November 2005 in Tokyo as part of the events taking place during the Germany year in Japan 2005/2006. This conference, commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) was co-organised by the Wuppertal Insititute for...

Commissioned Report

Integrated Capacity Strenghtening for CDM/JI: Activity Report for the fiscal Year 2005(Russia)

Remarks:

Commissioned research report by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOE)

Discussion Paper

This paper examines the process to lead the adoption of the EU directive on establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community, in order to identify the reasons for Germany to agree on the adoption, despite of the expected friction caused by the shift from its existing national measures, especially voluntary...