This ad will close in 15 sec

OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development)

Related News

Tags
Electronics Recycling

New report finds growth in online sales of electronics is enabling some producers to neglect EPR

New report finds growth in online sales of electronics is enabling some producers to neglect EPR

A new report from OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) has found that the rapid growth in online sales of electronic goods is enabling some producers and retailers to shirk their responsibilities for the environmental impact of their products, normally enforced through Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) systems. The report estimates this occurs with 5-10 percent of online electronics sales, meaning lower collection rates for items at the end of their life cycle and reduced financing for waste management.

Read More

Tags
Plastics Recycling

OECD calls on governments to act on encouraging plastic recycling markets

OECD calls on governments to act on encouraging plastic recycling markets

Plastic recycling is failing to reach its full potential as low recovery rates of plastic waste, poor quality of recycled plastic and a lack of price incentives are holding back secondary plastic markets, according to a new OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation & Development) report. Given rising public concern over plastic pollution, governments should act urgently to encourage more and better recycling, it says.

Read More