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A series of OECD publications on the theme of waste are listed here and available to order online at the OECD bookshop.
Waste prevention has been accepted as an imperative of environmental policy for nearly three decades in most OECD countries.
Decides that member countries shall control transboundary movements of wastes destined for recovery operations within the OECD area in accordance with the provisions set out in Chapter II of this Decision and in the appendices to it.
This guidance manual represents one means to inform national governments about the potential benefits and costs associated with EPR.
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This Case study on guidelines/standards for personal computers was presented by Robert Tonetti of the USA EPA at the 2nd Workshop on ESM on 28-29 September 2000 in Vienna, Austria.
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This document on experience and views of various players on ESM was presented at the 2nd Workshop on ESM, on 28-29 September 2000, in Vienna, Austria.
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This document was presented at the 2nd Workshop on ESM on 28-29 September 2000 in Vienna, Austria.
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This document was presented at the 2nd ESM Workshop on 28-29 September 2000.
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This document entitled "Outcome of Canadian Survey on member Countries experiences with ESM" was written by Cheryl Heathwood, Environment Canada.
This Reference Manual on strategic waste prevention is part of OECD’s on-going efforts toward assisting governments with actions that support increased resource efficiency and sustainable development.