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Waste Management from a Broader Perspective - Lessons Learned from Japan's Experiences

Waste Management from a Broader Perspective - Lessons Learned from Japan's Experiences

2014年7月31日

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Waste management is not merely an issue of waste treatment. It has the potential to play a much more significant role in our society. While referring to five lessons from Japan's experience, let's discuss how waste management can contribute to a truly happy and sustainable society.

This article has a matching slide presentation with video narrated by Junko Edahiro and illustrated with environmental cartoons. Enjoy!

 
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