G8 Sea Island Science And Technology For Sustainable Development: “3R” Action Plan And Progress On Implementation

Sectors : Sustainable development
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
2004

Commitments in: Other

“...As we continue to implement the G8 Action Plan on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development adopted at Evian, we commit to launching the Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (“3R”) Initiative to encourage more efficient use of resources and materials...

...In cooperation with relevant international organizations such as the OECD, we will seek through this initiative to: ...

...• Reduce barriers to the international flow of goods and materials for recycling and remanufacturing, recycled and remanufactured products, and cleaner, more efficient technologies, consistent with existing environmental and trade obligations and frameworks;...

...• Cooperate with developing countries in such areas as capacity building, raising public awareness, human resource development and implementation of recycling projects.”

Scope: 
International