Resource productivity and waste

Focus

This Forum on Environment will be held on 17-19 June 2014, in Tokyo, to discuss and to compare recent experiences in the design and implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility schemes.
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This report describes the material basis of OECD economies. It examines how material resources flow between the economy and the environment, and the factors that drive changes in resource productivity over time and across countries.
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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.
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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.

Our work includes:


Read our flyer about our recent work on sustainable materials and waste management.

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