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Peer-reviewed Article
In Korean Society

This research paper investigates the question of how governmental capacities can be better enacted to promote Sustainable Consumption under the Low Carbon Green Growth strategy in the Republic of Korea. It examines the strategies of the national government towards sustainability in 2010-2011 based on its Green Growth focus. The findings demonstrate...

Presentation

Home Appliances Recycling Act Under the EPR Concept in Japan: A case study of EPR Application in Japan

The 4th Meeting Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste, Environment Policy Committee, OECD

Presented a case study of EPR application in Japan for the Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste under Environment Policy Committee of OECD.

Book Chapter

녹색소비, 지속가능소비, 지속가능한 생활

In 환경운동과 생활세계 Korean Environmental Sociology II

The chapter explains practices of sustainable lifestyle for sustainable development.

Book Chapter

한국의 생태 담론과 실천

In 환경운동과 생활세계 Korean Environmental Sociology II

This chapter explores political implication of ecological concerns and practices in Korea.

Commissioned Report
Author:
Theng Lee Chong
Li Jinhui
Piya
WANPEN
Prasad
MODAK

Due to a rapid increase in waste generation in Asia, recycling businesses are increasing their already significant contribution to sustainable solid waste management. At the same time, improper practices of recycling businesses can also generate serious health and environmental impacts. There is therefore a clear need to promote the scaling up of...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Challenges

Informal recycling of electronics in the developing world has emerged as a new global environmental concern. The primary approach to address this problem has been command-and-control policies that ban informal recycling and international trade in electronic scrap. These bans are difficult to enforce and also have negative effects by reducing reuse...

Policy Report

This report was developed as part of a series of three research publications on the research project led by UNU-IAS and IGES on monitoring and evaluation of education for sustainable development, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. This report specifically focuses on the development of an appropriate framework for structuring the approach on...