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Waste and Climate Change - Global Trends and Strategy Framework

dc.contributor.authorUnited Nations Environment Programme
dc.descriptionThe sound management of waste can have substantial co-benefits for efforts to address climate change. As a first step to realize these co-benefits, this report seeks - To examine the potential of climate impacts and benefits of different waste management activities. - To present a UNEP-led framework strategy to assist countries in prioritizing their resources and efforts for waste management and climate change mitigation. The framework strategy is intended to align with the internationally recognized waste management hierarchy, in which waste prevention receives the highest priority, to optimize the co-benefits for climate change mitigation. The Governing Council of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has directed its International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) branch to take action in the area of waste management.
dc.subjectwaste analysis
dc.subjectwaste collection
dc.subjectwaste treatment
dc.subjectwaste disposal
dc.subjectwaste dumping
dc.subjectwaste legislation
dc.subjectwaste management
dc.subjectwaste prevention
dc.subjectwaste recycling
dc.subjectclimate change
dc.subjectclimate change adaptation
dc.subjectclimate change mitigation;
dc.subject.classificationClimate Change
dc.titleWaste and Climate Change - Global Trends and Strategy Framework
dc.typeReports and Books
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 13 - Climate Action
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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