Improving resource productivity and ensuring a sustainable resource and materials management building on the principle of the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) is a central element of green growth policies. To be successful such policies need to be founded on a good understanding. This report contributes to this understanding.Read more
This Forum on Environment held on 17-19 June 2014, in Tokyo, discussed and compared recent experiences in the design and implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility schemes.Read more
For World Environment Day on 5 June 2014, this blog by Peter Borkey, OECD Environment Directorate, looks at how we use and manage natural resources.Read more
OECD is tackling today’s most challenging waste issues by promoting sustainable use of materials in order to reduce their negative environmental impacts and encourage waste minimisation.
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