The metropolitan area of Asuncion has rapidly grown in urban population and development over the past 40 years, but not in a well-planned manner. As such, this has created environmentally sensitive areas associated with negative impacts such as inadequate storm water drainage systems, and solid waste collection and disposal. This affects the water supply and sanitation infrastructure and services, as well as the livelihood of its inhabitants.
Global Material Resources Outlook to October in Yokohama, Japan - At the occasion of the World Circular Economy Forum, the OECD launches the key findings of the report which presents global projections of materials use and their environmental consequences, providing a quantitative outlook to at the global, sectoral and regional levels for 61 different materials biomass resources, fossil fuels, metals and non-metallic minerals Event: Global Forum on Environment - Plastics in a Circular Economy May in Copenhagen, Denmark - The Forum sought to incentivise a shift in sustainable chemistry thinking at the product design stage by identifying good practices, including tools and approaches, as well as a policy framework to reduce the environmental and health plastics impacts.
Improving Markets for Recycled Plastics Plastics have become one of the most prolific materials on the planet: This report "Improving Markets for Recycled Plastics - Trends, Prospects and Policy Responses" looks at why this is the case and what we can do about it, as the pervasiveness of plastics is becoming an urgent public health and planetary problem.
Key areas of work.$10 million loan will help improve solid waste management handling in Northern and Southern Corridors in Belmopan.
Belize will reduce environmental pollution by improving solid waste management practices in emerging tourism destinations with support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
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