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UNEP, established in 1972, is the voice for the environment within the United Nations system. UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment. To accomplish this, UNEP works with a wide range of partners, including United Nations entities, international organizations, national governments, non-governmental organizations, the private sector and civil society.

United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Environment Programme
CLEANER PRODUCTION WORLDWIDE V2

Cleaner Production Worldwide

25 Aug 1995
Cleaner production is an evolving approach to environmental management and the sharing of ideas and experiences is vital to its development. This publication demonstrates, using 17 countries for case studies, that there are no geographic, economic or sectorial barriers to firms interested in adop...
ENVIRO ASPECTS THE ELECTRONICS IND

Environmental Aspects of the Electronics Industry

12 Jan 1998
This report presents the technical measures that can be taken to reduce the environmental impact of the electronics industry. Control technologies and protection of the working environment are reviewed. It also deals with aspects of environmental planning, policy development and establishment of ...
APELL ANOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY TECH

Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at the Local Level (APELL)

Annotated Bibliography

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
31 Mar 1995
Experts from governments, research facilities, the manufacturing sector, emergency operations centres and libraries among others offered their suggestions on the books they have found to be most helpful in emergency planning. Those books are annotated in this Bibliography in English, French and S...
PARTNERSHIPS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEV

Partnerships for Sustainable Development

The Role of Business and Industry

17 Mar 1995
Business and industry have a critical role to play in the process of partnership building for sustainable development. This publication, an example of cross-border and cross-sector partnership, presents case studies from around the world. They highlight the variety and complexity of the challenge...
COMPANY ENVIRO REPORTING

Company Environmental Reporting

A Measure of the Progress of Business and Industry Towards Sustainable Development

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
6 Jan 1995
The public reporting by companies on environmental performance is now emerging as one of the most pressing environmental challenges for business. The report provides information and inspiration to companies to initiate environmental reporting. Included is a survey of 100 pioneers in environmental...
ENVIRO ASPECTS INDUSTRIAL WOOD

Environmental Aspects of Industrial Wood Preservation

A Technical Guide

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
16 Sep 1994
Intended to be used world-wide to meet the requirements of both developing and developed countries, this Guide is designed to improve the professional practices in wood preservation plants and make it safer for workers by minimizing their exposure to dangerous chemicals.
IRPTC LEGAL FILE 1992/93

IRPTC Legal File

Regulations and Guidelines on Chemicals - An Extract of the IRPTC Data Bank

23 Sep 1994
The potential threat posed by the increasing production, trade and use of chemicals is a major issue partially due to the frighteningly dangerous chemical-related accidents that have occurred. This essential reference presents regulatory measures taken by countries to protect human health and the...
TEXTILE INDUSTRY & THE ENVIRO

Textile Industry and the Environment, The

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
6 Jan 1995
Textile production is an important contributor to many national economies. Its diverse operations have a significant impact on the local environment, presenting health and safety risks to its workforce. This technical report provides guidelines on measures to prevent pollution and save raw materi...
LANDFILL OF HAZARDOUS INDUSTRIAL

Landfill of Hazardous Industrial Wastes

A Training Manual

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
6 Jan 1995
Both trainers and professionals working in the field of hazardous waste management will find this Manual of great assistance. It analyzes landfill problems and options faced by many national administrations around the world. The case studies and problem-solving exercises throughout the Manual can...
RADIATION DOSES EFFECTS RISKS

Radiation

Doses, Effects, Risks

Richly illustrated booklet including graphs, tables and facts about natural and man-made sources of radiation and their effects and risks on mankind and the environment.
CLEANER PRODUCTION WORLDWIDE V1

Cleaner Production Worldwide

14 May 1993
This publication joins in the effort to renew interest in the recognition of an old concept - cleaner production. Discussing examples from small- and medium-size enterprises, large industrial companies and from plants in rural locations worldwide, it illustrates a variety of approaches possible i...
DIRECTRICES ORDENACION LOS PARQUE

Directrices

Ordenacion de los Parques Nacionales y Zonas Protegidas para el Turismo !!! CANCELLED !!!

Series:
Serie de Informes Tecnicos
GDLNS DEV NATL PARKS & PROTECTED

Guidelines

Development of National Parks and Protected Areas for Tourism

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
6 Jan 1995
Sustainable development requires part of the Earth's land area, such as National Parks, to be set aside as protected areas. Tourism activity in such an area can serve as a self-financing mechanism, but this will only be possible with appropriate management. This book offers guidelines, drawn-up b...
PROTECTING THE OZONE LAYER V4

Protecting the Ozone Layer

Foams

19 May 1995
Why should CFCs and other ozone-depleting substances (ODS) be phased out? What substitutes are available? What alternative technologies can be adopted? Where can further information and advice be obtained? Designed for decision-makers, among others, this series of technical brochures provides pla...
PROTECTING THE OZONE LAYER V5

Protecting the Ozone Layer

Aerosols, Sterilants, Carbon Tetrachloride and Miscellaneous Uses

19 May 1995
Why should CFCs and other ozone-depleting substances (ODS) be phased out? What substitutes are available? What alternative technologies can be adopted? Where can further information and advice be obtained? Designed for decision-makers, among others, this series of technical brochures provides pla...
PROTECTING THE OZONE LAYER V3

Protecting the Ozone Layer

Fire Extinguishing Substances

10 Feb 1995
Why should CFCs and other ozone-depleting substances (ODS) be phased out? What substitutes are available? What alternative technologies can be adopted? Where can further information and advice be obtained? Designed for decision-makers, among others, this series of technical brochures provides pla...
PROTECTING THE OZONE LAYER V2

Protecting the Ozone Layer

Solvents, Coatings and Adhesives

19 May 1995
Why should CFCs and other ozone-depleting substances (ODS) be phased out? What substitutes are available? What alternative technologies can be adopted? Where can further information and advice be obtained? Designed for decision-makers, among others, this series of technical brochures provides pla...
PROTECTING THE OZONE LAYER V1

Protecting the Ozone Layer

Refrigerants

10 Feb 1995
Why should CFCs and other ozone-depleting substances (ODS) be phased out? What substitutes are available? What alternative technologies can be adopted? Where can further information and advice be obtained? Designed for decision-makers, among others, this series of technical brochures provides pla...
COMPANIES ORGANIZATION & PUBLIC CO

Companies Organization and Public Communication on Environmental Issues

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
12 Mar 1992
This report addresses the environmental considerations that corporations have already been able to include into their activities in a view to encouraging others to improve on the environmental management of resources at local, national and international levels.
HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION & EVALUATIO

Hazards Identification and Evaluation in a Local Community

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
29 Jan 1993
A handy 'toolbox' with which to get started on the work of analyzing potential hazards to get an overview of the most serious threats to people, property and the environment in the area, in order to improve safety measures and allocate resources. This book is intended for people from industry, th...
HAZARDOUS WASTES POLICIES & STRATE

Hazardous Waste Policies and Strategies

A Training Manual

Series:
UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report
19 Jun 1992
This manual provides a package of information that can be used by anyone, anywhere in the world, to continue the important work of training local staff in the principles and practice of hazardous waste management. It can be used in many ways and it complements the more detailed technical informat...
TANNERIES & THE ENVIRO

Tanneries and the Environment

A Technical Guide

6 Dec 1991
Illustrates how to reduce the environmental impact of tannery operations. It outlines the systematic measures that can be taken to reduce pollution, such as improved technologies and operations and effective enforcement of appropriate legislation. The report discusses site installations, cleaner ...
STATE OF THE WORLD ENVIRO 1991

State of the World Environment

18 Oct 1991
This update of the state of the world environment focuses on developments that are receiving world-wide attention and have been selected for in-depth treatment. These topics include: biological diversity; shared water resources; and the state of the marine environment.