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[GreenYes] Re: Fwd: [GAIA] economic instrument for zero waste

Yes this is a link to the whole document

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De : GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] De la part de Eric Lombardi
Envoyé : jeudi 05 avril 2007 13:29
À : 'Gary Liss'; GreenYes@no.address; zwia@no.address; ZERI-US@no.address
Objet : [GreenYes] Re: Fwd: [GAIA] economic instrument for zero waste

Wow, can someone get a copy of this article for us all to read?


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From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On Behalf Of Gary Liss
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Subject: [GreenYes] Fwd: [GAIA] economic instrument for zero waste

FYI - this is a reference that might be of interest for Zero Waste

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Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2007 09:02:25 -0500

Greyson, J., 2007. An economic instrument for zero waste, economic growth and sustainability. Journal of Cleaner Production 15: 1382-1390.

If global problems such as climate change and waste remain unresolved, society can choose either to continue attempting to incrementally reduce wastes and lessen impacts, or to consider a more ambitious approach that paradoxically may be easier to implement. This paper suggests how an approach designed to prevent waste and other global impacts could be based upon the established practices of precycling, circular economic policy and recycling insurance. A new economic instrument called 'precycling insurance' is proposed, so that decision-making can be led by the market rather than by prescriptive regulation or educational campaigns. The approach gains relevance now that China is developing a national 'Law on the Promotion of the Development of Circular Economy'.

Gary Liss
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