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Accumulation of plastic wastes in the marine eco-system is growing rapidly with the increase of plastic production and consumption patterns, particularly single-use plastics as well as unsustainable plastic waste management practices. Land-based sources are recognised as the main cause (up to 80% of total marine debris) of marine plastic pollution...
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Negombo City is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. It is the major commercial and transport centre, and main health service provider for the region. However, municipal solid waste management is a pressing concern for Negombo due to expanding urbanization, increasing income, lack of public awareness, changes in consumption...
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Author:
Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Under the G20 Implementation Framework, the G20 members will facilitate the implementation of the G20 members’ actions in line with the G20 Action Plan on Marine Litter based on respective national policies, approaches and circumstances. The G20 members will also share and update information on relevant policies, plans, and measures taken/to be...
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Author:
Magnus
Bengtsson
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest global threats. Plastics use and waste have been rapidly growing, in particularly emerging Asia. Southeast Asia, with its high population density, strong economic dynamism, and generally inadequate waste management systems, is a hotspot for the challenges. With this as a background, ASEAN and the EU have...
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この報告書は、川崎市が、環境省、国連環境計画国際環境技術センター(UNEP IETC)および地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)との緊密な協力により、開発途上国に対して、日本の中 央政府および地方自治体における経験から廃棄物処理について学んでもらうことを目的として作成した。
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_Global Environment Outlook_ Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific
Contributor:
Hotta contributed as a lead author for Section 2.6: Waste of the Report.
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Editor:
OECD
This report updates the 2001 Guidance Manual for Governments on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), which provided a broad overview of the key issues, general considerations, and the potential benefits and costs associated with producer responsibility for managing the waste generated by their products put on the market. Since then, EPR policies...
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Author:
Michikazu
KOJIMA
In developing Asian countries, recycling is carried out under market mechanisms. Recyclable waste is not only collected in the region, but also imported from other regions, such as Europe and North America. Concerns have been raised about issues such as occupational health and pollution associated with recycling. In particular, the safety and...