G7 Innovation Challenge to address marine plastic litter, launched at
the 2018 Environment Ministers’ Meeting in at Halifax promotes scaleable
solutions to reduce plastic waste and marine litter, including
technological and social innovations in plastics use, management, reuse,
and end-of-life processing.
on the overall vision and areas of action set out in the Toyama
Framework, the Bologna Roadmap – developed under the Italian G7
presidency – outlines priority actions areas in the G7 to advance life
cycle based material management, resource efficiency, and the 3Rs. The
Roadmap commits the G7 countries to continue work on issues and
solutions such as resource efficiency indicators, links with climate
change, economic analysis of resource efficiency, food waste, plastics,
green public procurement, and lifetime extension product policies.
Toyama Framework, developed under the Japanese G7 presidency in 2016,
lays out a common vision to enhance resource efficiency and to promote
the 3Rs. The Framework includes a number of goals for ambitious action
by G7 countries, including, including cooperation with diverse local
actors, other countries, and a process for regular updates on progress
by member countries and the European Commission.
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