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12 Feb 2017 to 12 Feb 2017 | Marina Barrage, Singapore

EarthFest is having its second edition on February 12, 2017! Just like the first one, it has been designed to be sustainable, fun, and inspirational for all ages! Featuring a food fair of delicious international and new age planet-friendly foods, a farmer’s market of local businesses with sustainable products, an eco-carnival of engaging low carbon games, as well as other various opportunities like talks, screenings, etc, there will be something for everyone and all interests - all packaged in one of the most sustainable and beautiful venues in the world: Marina Barrage!

The World Summit

22 Feb 2017 to 24 Feb 2017 | Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort, Balikpapan, Indonesia

The World Ocean Summit, organized by the The Economist will take place from 22nd February to the 24th February 2017 at the Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort in Bali, Indonesia. The conference will cover areas like China and the ocean economy, Realising the ocean’s investment potential, Scaling the response to pollution and plastics and Investment principles for the ocean and many more.

First Meeting of the SAICM Intersessional Process

07 Feb 2017 to 09 Feb 2017 | Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brazil

Through its Resolution IV/4, the fourth session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM4) held in September 2015 decided to initiate an intersessional process to prepare recommendations regarding the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and the sound management of chemicals and waste beyond 2020 for consideration by ICCM5, expected to be held in 2020. ICCM4 decided that the intersessional process should include, in principle, two meetings before the third meeting of the SAICM Open-ended Working Group (OEWG3) (to be held in 2018 or early 2019) and another between OEWG3 and ICCM5. The first intersessional meeting is expected to focus in part on a discussion of an independent evaluation of SAICM for 2006-2015.

World Ocean Summit 2017

22 Feb 2017 to 24 Feb 2017 | Bali, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia

This Economist event will be the fourth World Ocean Summit, and will discuss how to finance a sustainable ocean economy, including consideration of the types of investment frameworks and capital necessary to bring the blue economy to scale. The event will convene over 360 global leaders from government, industry, multilateral organizations, the scientific community, and civil society to address the risks and opportunities involved in pursuing a blue economy approach and showcase examples of businesses, governments, scientists and others who have successfully aligned economic activity with sustainable management of the oceans. Additional discussion topics include: the global demand for seafood over time; the economic case for addressing marine pollution; and areas for new investments in the ocean economy.

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Guidance document on the Waste Framework Directive

2010 |

Guidance document on the Waste Framework Directive

How to trade recoverable wastes in an environmentally sound and economically efficient manner: A Guidance Manual for OECD Countries

2009 | OECD

This Guidance Manual assists national governments and authorities to implement the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development control system for transboundary movements of wastes destined for recovery operations.

Guidelines on how to design an appropriate waste fee

2011 | ISWA

These guidelines were developed with the aim of outlining the principles, practices and applications of waste management fees.