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  • 26-March-2002

    English

    Policy Case Study Series: Participatory Decision-Making for Sustainable Consumption

    This Report is a scoping study on trends and issues for participatory decision-making processes related to household consumption patterns.

  • 21-March-2002

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    Market Creation: Organic Agriculture in The Netherlands

    Organic agriculture showed a strong growth in recent years (annual growth up to 25%) and it is expected that its economic significance will increase sharply. There is a steady increase in the number of farms that are switching to organic agricu...

  • 19-March-2002

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    Information and Consumer Decision-Making for Sustainable Consumption: Report of an OECD Workshop

    This report analyses the process of consumer decision-making and identifies some effective mechanisms to providing information able to generate positive changes in consumer behaviour towards sustainable consumption.

  • 4-March-2002

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    Education and Learning for Sustainable Consumption

    This is the final report of the joint CERI/Environment Directorate Workshop on Education and Learning for Sustainable Consumption, held on 14-15 September 1998 in Paris.

  • 1-March-2002

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    Household Toxic Products

    This paper discusses some of the lessons learned by one government agency, the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute, in its work with local coalitions to reduce the use and presence of toxic chemicals in their communities.

  • 6-February-2002

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    Household Food Consumption: Trends, Environmental Impacts and Policy Responses

    The Report traces household food consumption trends, drivers and related environmental impacts. It analyses policies to promote sustainable food consumption. The report focuses on Austria, Poland, Sweden and the United States.

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  • 8-October-2001

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    Eco-Efficiency

    This report evaluates strategies to improve the efficiency with which environmental resources are used to meet human needs. Many firms in OECD countries have developed strategies that involve: - developing goals to reduce resource use and polluta...

  • 8-October-2001

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    Greening of Government

    In February 1996, OECD Ministers agreed to a Council Recommendation on improving the Environmental Performance of Government. This Recommendation is needed to spur Member country governments to reduce the environmental impacts of their own operations and decision-making processes.

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  • 8-October-2001

    English

    Greener Public Purchasing: Issues and Practical Solutions

    Governments have been paying increasing attention to the opportunities to improve the environment by selecting environmentally sounder products. This publication describes the successes, the efforts and the difficulties encountered.

  • 27-June-2001

    English

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