Resource productivity and waste

Sustainable materials management: Case studies

 

In order to support the further development of practical guidance on implementing Sustainable Materials Management (SMM), the OECD has been conducting a number of materials/product case studies. These case studies look at the entire life cycle of materials/products and discuss environmental impacts and policy measures at different stages of the life cycle.  These have been published and are available to download:

 

 

Related Documents

Sustainable material management (SMM)

OECD Global Forum on Environment: Sustainable Materials Management - Documents

OECD Global Forum on Environment: Sustainable Materials Management, October 2010, Belgium

OECD Council Recommendation on Resource Productivity [C(2008)40]