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Les sociétés produisent des quantités toujours plus importantes de déchets solides : emballages, postes de télévision abandonnés, épaves automobiles, etc. Leur élimination, souvent par enfouissement dans des décharges ou incinération, entraîne une sérieuse contamination des sols, ainsi qu’une pollution de l’air et de l’eau. La gestion sûre et efficiente des déchets solides dangereux revêt une importance particulière.L’une des façons
A broader OECD project has analysed the environmental effectiveness and economic efficiency of instrument mixes addressing selected environmental issues. In this connection, case studies of the instrument mixes addressing household waste have been prepared.
Markets for many classes of recyclable materials are growing, but market failures and barriers are constraining some markets. This report presents the case for the use of 'industrial' policies which address such market failures and barriers.
Extended Producer Responsibility is a concept where manufacturers and importers of products should bear a significant degree of responsibility for the environmental impacts of their products throughout the product life-cycle, including upstream impacts inherent in the selection of materials for the products, impacts from manufacturers’ production process itself, and downstream impacts from the use and disposal of the products.
This document discusses the Design for Environment impacts of Extended Producer Responsibility policies.
Database of country-specific requirements for the application of "OECD Decision on Transboundary movements of waste destined for recovery operations" [C(2001)107/FINAL].
Extended Producer Responsibility is a policy approach where the responsibility of producers for their products is extended to include the social costs of waste management. This document, prepared by Prof. Stephen Smith, proposes a framework for analysing the costs and benefits of such programmes
This document is split into three parts, Part 1, Pressure Indicators and Drivers for Waste Generation identifies drivers for the generation of municipal waste, its components and some other waste streams. A set of pressure indicators for waste prevention are proposed for trial use by OECD and its member countries. Part 2, Response Indicators, assesses whether the available information would suffice the development of response
Seminar proceedings (Part 1 and 2), from the OECD Seminar on "Extended Producer Responsibility Programme Implementation and Assessment".