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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.
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.
English, , 80kb
OECD Member countries face a number of environmental challenges, including the protection of the ozone layer, local air quality, acidification and eutrophication, water supply and water quality, waste management and biodiversity losses. An issue ...
Published in 2001, this report reviews the environmental information system of Bulgaria within the context of Bulgaria's transition to a market economy and its integration into European and other international environmental processes.
English, , 662kb
This publication provides policy guidance on good practice in developing and implementing strategies for sustainable development. Many of the issues covered and lessons drawn are of equal relevance to developed countries.
Updated time series of data on key macroeconomic variables, public finance and financial sector in the former Soviet Union countries are available to download as Excel file.
It is now widely recognised that a greater use of market based instruments is a key element of effective and economically efficient environmental policies, and an important framework condition for sustainable development. Hence, over the last dec...
Italian, , 48kb
Pressures on the environment have been high in the recent past both in OECD regions and globally, but at the same time, there have been a number of environmental improvements. Economic, social and technological developments over the next few deca...
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.