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Book Chapter
In Blue-Green Infrastructure across Asian Countries: Improving Urban Resilience and Sustainability
With the mounting pressure of urbanization, how innovative blue-green infrastructure (BGI) can restore the ecosystem services of urban rivers is a timely issue for any densely populated city seeking to improve its resilience and sustainability through ecosystem-based solutions. Yet, the implementation of BGI is not hazard-free. Its success usually...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Environment and Planning B: Urban Analytics and City Science
The commons concept has evolved in multiple ways after the publication of Ostrom’s seminal work in 1990, which emphasized the evolution of resource management institutions and the usefulness of self-governance. As we move into the 21st century, one of the institutional transformations is catalyzed by the emergence of Information and Communication...
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...

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

In this study, a methodologies and a case analysis of sustainability of WEEE recycling systems (e.g. Washing machines, Refrigerators, Air conditioners and Televisions) was developed based on the case of Japan’s home appliances recycling system. In addition, to enable comparative analysis, we have conducted field surveys in Taiwan and India and...

The 9th NIES Workshop on E-waste

As resource demand grows in line with the rapid economic growth of developing countries in Asia in recent years, so too has the transboundary movement of recyclables in Asia. At the same time, Japanese government is trying to promote recycling and waste management business development in developing Asia. In response to the challenges faced by...