| Can I Recycle This? A Global Mapping and Assessment of Standards, Labels and Claims on Plastic Packaging
|| Mapping and assessment of standards, labels and claims on plastic packaging.
Single-use Plastics, Sustainable consumption and production, Waste management labelling, reporting, recycling, sustainable use, sustainable development, private sector, pollution, economy, waste
| Existing science-policy interfaces for international chemicals and waste issues
|| This review focusses on the work of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO), the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), United Nations Environment (UNEP), and the sciencepolicy interfaces of some international instruments that address chemicals and waste. As further detailed below, a variety of fora and mechanisms for the provision of scientific or technical advice exist within these organizations and address a broad array of topics relevant for chemicals.
Chemicals and waste chemical, health, management, science, food, waste, pesticide, economy, implementation, national law
| Global Chemicals Outlook II
|| The second edition of the Global Chemicals Outlook has been prepared with substantive contributions from more than 400 experts and under the guidance of a Steering Committee, which provided oversight, strategic directions and guidance on all aspects of the report’s development, as well as technical inputs, where applicable. The Steering Committee was composed of representatives from Governments, non-governmental organizations (including civil society, industry/the private sector, and academia) and inter-governmental organizations, with participation from all regions and a wide range of stakeholders.
Air Pollution, Biodiversity and Land Degredation, Marine Plastics and Microplastics, Lead, paint, and batteries, Marine Plastics and Microplastics, Oceans and Seas, Chemicals and Waste, Soil Pollution, Sustainable consumption and production, Sustainable N chemical, waste, management, sustainable development, implementation, health, exposure, economy
| Global Chemicals Outlook Towards Sound Management of Chemicals
|| First global chemicals assessment developed to help address this persistent set of challenges and argue for a revitalized commitment to the sound management of chemicals. The report is a comprehensive and practical publication that assembles scientific, technical and socio-economic information on the sound management of chemicals.
Chemicals and Waste
| Global Waste Management Outlook
|| Global perspective on why waste is a concern, why its important politcally, and current global status.
Chemicals and Waste, Waste management
| Healthy Environment, Healthy People
|| This report summarizes for Governments, policy makers and stakeholders the evidence of the linkages between environmental quality and human health and wellbeing,a but also points to the broader drivers of these linkages, including inequality, unplanned urbanization, migration, unhealthy and wasteful lifestyles, and unsustainable consumption and production patterns.
Air, Water, Land, Chemicals, Waste health, disease, chemical, exposure, air pollution, sanitation, economy, waste
| Towards a Pollution-Free Planet Background Report
|| This report describes the pollution challenge, explores what is already being done to address pollution, and proposes 50 focused and actionable interventions to address pollution in all its forms. The report is a call to act towards a pollution-free planet.
Air, Land, Water, Chemicals, Waste pollution, health, chemical, economy, waste, exposure, air pollution, pesticide
| Update on the Global Status of Legal Limits on Lead in Paint September 2019
|| Global perspective on the status toward eliminating the use of lead in paint.
Lead, paint, and batteries, Chemicals and Waste exposure, industry, national law, import, health
| Waste Management Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean
|| This report presents the kind of transition necessary for waste management towards a system based on resource management, followed by a series of recommendations.
Waste waste, waste management, waste collection,
Methodologies, Tools and Guidance Documents