Waste is an increasingly serious environmental and economic problem. Green fiscal policies can improve resource efficiency and drive the transition to a circular economy, e.g. by implementing plastics taxes to encourage plastics recycling.
General description of the measure This is a new tax that applies to plastic packaging produced in, or imported into, the UK, that does not
The Government of Ireland revealed their Climate Action Plan 2019 to tackle Climate Breakdown. The plan consist of 183 actions to support the government’s commitment
This month Chatham House published a paper titled “An Inclusive Circular Economy: Priorities for Developing Countries”, written by Felix Preston, Johanna Lehne and Laura Wellesley.
20 October 2018 – A government advisory panel has approved a set of proposals for plastic recycling, including making it mandatory for retailers to charge for
17 October 2018 – The Malaysian federal government wants all states to begin imposing a pollution charge on plastic bags used in hypermarkets, chain stores and
Developing growth strategies that promote greener lifestyles requires a good understanding of what factors affect people’s behaviour towards the environment. This OECD publication presents responses