Publications & Documents


  • 22-May-2011

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    Sustainable Management and Recovery Potential of Non-Packaging Plastic Waste from the Commercial and Private Household Sectors

    The objective of this case study on plastics is to analyse the environmental impacts of plastics throughout their lifecycle and to explore policy opportunities and barriers for SMM, as a way of demonstrating the utility of the SMM concept for policy-making.

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  • 22-May-2011

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    A Sustainable Materials Management Case Study: ALUMINUM

    The objective of this case study on aluminum is to analyse the environmental impacts of aluminum throughout its lifecycle and to explore policy opportunities and barriers for SMM, as a way of demonstrating the utility of the SMM concept for policy-making.

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  • 20-May-2011

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    Resource Productivity in the G8 and the OECD

    This report on “Resource Productivity in the G8 and the OECD”, which responds to a request by G8 Environment Ministers at their meeting in Kobe in May 2008, presents an interim evaluation of progress in the last three years.

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  • 19-May-2011

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    OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Norway 2011

    This report presents the third OECD review of Norway’s environmental policy performance. Previous reviews were published in 2001 and 1993. Topics covered in this report include greening growth, implementation of environmental policies, international cooperation, climate change, waste management and the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and nature and biodiversity.

  • 12-May-2011

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    Regional Trade Agreements and the Environment: Monitoring Implementation and Assessing Impacts

    How are environmental provisions incorporated in regional trade agreements (RTAs)? What are the environmental impacts of RTAs? Participants at a recent OECD workshop discussed these issues and shared ideas on co-operation activities, consultation mechanisms and dispute settlement.

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  • 11-May-2011

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    Regional Trade Agreements and the Environment: Developments in 2010

    This report features recent regional trade agreements with substantive environmental content, focusing on agreements between New Zealand and Hong Kong (China); Chinese Taipei and Nicaragua; and European Union trade agreements with Korea, Montenegro and Serbia.

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  • 9-May-2011

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    Brazil: joins OECD agreement on mutual acceptance of chemical safety data

    Brazil has joined an OECD chemical testing agreement that allows countries to share and accept each other’s results, saving money for governments and industry and reducing the risk of trade disputes.

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  • 6-May-2011

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    Moving Freight with Better Trucks

    This report identifies potential improvements in terms of more effective safety and environmental regulation for trucks, backed by better systems of enforcement, and identifies opportunities for greater efficiency and higher productivity.

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  • 5-May-2011

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    CCXG work on Technology Innovation, Development and Diffusion

    The work on technology aims at improving our understanding of how technology innovation, development and diffusion - and international collaboration - can help change the technologies towards lower carbon intensity and greater resilience.

  • 4-May-2011

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    Towards a green economy: How Spain's energy sector can help combat climate change

    Our economies need a change of engine. The age of carbon is over. Renewable energies are the only future viable source if we want to protect life. Spain must be at the forefront of this transformation, turning the environment and green growth into its new engine of development.

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