strategy

Improving standards to encourage use of environmentally sound recycled materials

Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities. Agenda 21 recommends that governments should establish or modify standards or purchasing specifications to avoid discrimination against recycled materials, provided they are environmentally sound.
Subjects:
Material
Standards
Resource utilization
Environment
Reform
Type Classification:
G: Very Specific strategies