Report

Stocktake of Existing and Pipeline Legislation in the 15 PacWastePlus Participating Countries

Jacqueline Peel, Lee Godden, Alice Palmer, Rebekkah Markey-Towler

Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme | Published : 2020

Abstract

This report contains the UoM team’s findings relating to: a. A stocktake of the existing legislative environment for waste management in the participating countries, focusing on the PacWastePlus priority waste streams of healthcare waste, asbestos, e-waste, plastic waste, recyclables, organics, disaster waste, bulky waste and wastewater, and including implementing legislation for the following multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs): the Basel, Stockholm, Rotterdam, Minamata and Waigani Conventions. The UoM team’s understanding of the coverage of the priority waste streams was drawn from PacWastePlus Programme, The Connection, September-October 2019. b. A stocktake of ‘pipeline’ (i.e. p..

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