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Published in 1994, this report assesses the adequacy of environmental information systems in Belarus against the background of the changing needs for environmental information in the transition to a market economy.
Published in 1993, this report covers environmental information systems in the former Czech and Slovak Republics, Hungary and Poland.
This report examines both approaches and discusses the tax and environmental policy issues raised by environmental taxes, (such as the desirability or non-desirability to earnmark to enviornmental programmes the proceeds of these taxes) and how tax and environmental policies can...
ENV Monograph No.62 Reduction and recycling of packaging waste. Also available in French.
Recommends that, to help achieve the goals of ecologically sustainable development and integrated resource management, strategic planning and integrated management of coastal zones should be developed, and implemented by Member countries.
Environmental Issues, Waste Paper
Recommends that Member countries, taking into account the objectives defined in the preamble of this document: intensify their efforts by various means, including through strengthening institutions and financial arrangements.
Recommends that Member countries practice integrated pollution prevention and control, taking into account the effects of activities and substances on the environment as a whole and the whole commercial and environmental life cycles of substances.
Recommends that Member countries make: i) a greater and more consistent use of economic instruments as a complement or a substitute to other policy instruments such as regulations, taking into account national socio-economic conditions.
Decides that, for wastes not to be subjected to recovery operations, member countries shall consistent with environmentally sound and efficient management practices insofar as possible dispose in their own territory the wastes produced therein.