Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar

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Bihar State Pollution Control Board and Development Alternatives jointly initiated a workshop on ‘Greening the Brick Sector in Bihar’ on Friday, 29th June, 2018 at Seminar Hall, Parivesh Bhawan, Patliputra, Patna. The discussions and dialogue focussed on t...

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US EPA Recommendations of Product Environmental...

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The US EPA Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels - covering 20 product categories - leverage the US federal government's vast purchasing power to bring clarity to the market, promote environmentally sustainable products, and realize lifec...

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Case Study 8: The Story of Roubaix

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Lacking the power to implement waste collection and management practices, Roubaix had to find new ways to transition to zero waste. The Town is addressing waste at source, by creating a vibrant constellation of actors committed to reducing their waste, includi...

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Potential Ecodesign Requirements for Textiles and...

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Of interest to policy makers and industry associations tasked with setting mandatory or voluntary ecodesign standards for textiles and furniture. Also of high utility for designers and brands looking for inspiration in how to design textiles and furniture for...

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Green Procurement of Textiles in the Healthcare Sector

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Of interest to procurers in the healthcare sector wishing to include sustainability considerations in their textile and textile service procurement contracts, and for suppliers of heathcare textiles. Of interest to policymakers wishing to develop sustainabl...

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Nordic Action Plan for Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

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Of interest to policymaker and funders wishing to develop broad strategies for greening the value chain of textiles and fashion. The Nordic Action Plan 'Well-dressed in a Green Environment' outlines a wide range of initiatives covering everything from green...

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Event - Launch - TCO Certified, generation 8. December...

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Join us in Brussels on December 4th 2018, for the launch of TCO Certified, generation 8. In this latest generation of sustainability criteria for IT products, TCO Certified will help purchasers and industry take a more circular approach in progressing tow...

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SPP Tender Implementation and Impact Monitoring in...

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This case study shows how Suwon undertook successful SPP Tender Implementation and Impact Monitoring. Selected as a city for the “SPP Tender Implementation and Impact Monitoring” that is currently being carried out in Asia under the One Planet Network, Suw...

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Using Product-Service Systems to Enhance Sustainable...

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Product-service systems (PSS) are an innovative business approach that shifts the traditional business focus from selling physical products only (e.g. a washing machine) to selling a mix of products and services (e.g. cleaning services) that are jointly capabl...

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Draft Guidelines for Product Environmental Performance...

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The draft guidelines were developed by EPA, the General Services Administration (GSA), and other federal agencies following several listening sessions with a wide range of stakeholders. The sessions focused on how the federal government can be more sustainable...

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Zero Waste Case Study: the Story of Beçanson

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Located in Eastern France, the city of Besançon has rolled out an extensive system of decentralized composting, managing to cover 70% of its population and to significantly reduce the waste sent for disposal. Learn how they did it!
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Zero Waste Case Study: The Story of Sardinia

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Sardinia was until 2003 in the rearguard of Italy and Europe in terms of waste management. With a separate collection rate of 3.8%, this popular tourist island used to send all the remaining waste to landfills and incineration. However, a strategy based on the...

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