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First Sub-Regional Workshop on Preparation of Status Report and Sub-regional Road map for implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia

Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste...

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ISIE 2015, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK; July 7th to 10th

Considering continuous economic growth in the region, developing Asian countries will face difficulty to maintain the existing recycling system, which relies on market-based transactions and a largely informal recycling market. Asian countries have started working on 3R related policy development and establishing a related institutional framework...

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In late October 2014, over thirty participants met for a two day workshop on Advancing Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) and Sustainable Lifestyles Practices in China. The workshop was organised in cooperation between the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in Japan and the Environmental Education Center at Beijing Normal...

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19th Annual Meeting of Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies

本研究では、2012年度以来3年間の予定で、リサイクルシステムの持続可能性評価を、環境・経済・社会的な視点から評価するための分析枠組みの開発を試みている。本研究では、まず日本の家電リサイクル法の下でのリサイクルメカニズムを事例に、環境、社会、経済という持続可能性の各側面を評価するための定量分析手法の開発を、ライフサイクル分析の手法を用いて行った。その上で、台湾、中国、インドについても、廃電気・電子製品のリサイクルメカニズムの実態について、調査し、同様の手法の応用を試みているところである。最終的には、国際比較を行うことで、国際資源循環を含む、適正な資源循環の在り方について提言することを目指している。

本発表では、上記の研究の中から...

Conference Proceeding

On 11th of March 2014, fourteen participants gathered for a one-day intensive web-based workshop on Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) and Promoting Sustainable Lifestyles (SL) in Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. The workshop was originally intended to be a two-day workshop to be held in Bangkok; however, due to the political situation...

Conference Proceeding
International Conference on Solid Waste Management and Recycling

Waste management is a critical issue in urban areas due to increases in its daily generation and the shortage of natural resources. The conventional approach of ‘collection and disposal’ is no longer acceptable in terms of sustainable socio-economic development and environmental conservation. Under these high pressures, an integrated approach that...

Conference Proceeding

The Southeast Asia Reporting and Capacity Building Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of Education for Sustainable Development was jointly organised by UNU-IAS, IGES, and UNESCO. The workshop was held on the 23-24 April 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand.

The concept for the workshop is as follows:
The United Nations University Institute of Advanced...

Conference Proceeding

These are Proceedings from the Northeast Asia Reporting and Capacity Building Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of Education for Sustainable Development which was jointly organised by UNU-IAS and IGES and held on 20 February 2012 at the UNU-IAS office in Yokohama, Japan.

The United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) and...