This page provides links to all the documents presented at the first Workshop on the Environmentally Sound Managment of Wastes destined for recovery operations (ESM) in Cancun, Mexico, 28-29 September 1999.
This site provides links to other sites of interest on the theme of Waste.
The following three publications are statistical data and are 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.
This workshop, held on 28-29 September 2000 in Vienna, Austria, explored progress on Environmentally Sound Management of Wastes (ESM) to date and provided guidance for OECD’s future work in this area.
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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 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.