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  • Report: Environmental Performance Reviews of Australia

    30 January 2019 - This is the third Environmental Performance Review of Australia. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, and includes special features on threatened species protection and sustainable use of biodiversity and chemical management.

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  • Webinar: Plastic recycling in a disposable society

    23 January 2019 - Register to the Green Talks LIVE on plastic recycling - The global production and use of plastics are expected to increase fourfold to 2050 and if the material is poorly managed at the end-of-life, this will potentially result in significantly increased impacts on the environment, especially through marine plastic litter.

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  • Report: Developing Robust Project Pipelines for Low-Carbon Infrastructure

    12 November 2018 - This report aims to provide policy makers with a comprehensive examination of “project pipelines”, a common concept in infrastructure planning and investment discussions, and one which has become a focal point in countries’ efforts to implement their climate commitments.

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We help countries to design environmental policies that are both economically efficient and effective at achieving their environmental objectives.

register to the next webinar on Rethinking plastic recycling in a disposable society

When: Wednesday 23 January 2019 - 17:00 (CET Paris time) / 11:00 (EST)

The global production and use of plastics are expected to increase fourfold to 2050 and if the material is poorly managed at the end-of-life, this will potentially result in significantly increased impacts on the environment, especially through marine plastic litter.

Green talks live plastics


How can this scenario be avoided, why are current recycling rates for plastics so low and what can be done to improve them?

Join Peter Börkey of the OECD Environment Directorate to learn more about this pressing issue and the policy responses that are required to address it.

The presentation will be based on the OECD report Improving Markets for Recycled Plastics: Trends, Prospects and Policy Responses.


Duration: 1 hour (presentation of 20-30 minutes followed by Q&A).


Where: the convenience of your computer

To register for the free online webinar:

1. Go to the online registration

2. Click on "Register" and enter the requested information. There is no password required for registratation.

3. Click "Submit".

OECD WORK ON ENVIRONMENT 2017-18

This brochure details how our Organisation is helping governments face up to cross-cutting, systemic challenges with a more holistic approach that is increasingly joining the dots between environment, growth and equity:

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