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PET Bottles recycling - 'single circular economy', taxes on plastics
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ICIS News, 22 February 2018

Supporting Goal 12. The EU should keep and recycle its “valuable plastic” within a “single circular economy”, according to the European Commission’s vice president for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness
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ICIS News, 09 February 2018

Supporting Goal 12. The use of plastics in packaging has been thrust into the spotlight in recent months. A renewed focus on marine waste including microplastics as well as still high landfill rates for plastics has led for calls for a reduction in single-use plastics.
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ICIS News, 06 February 2018

Supporting Goal 12. Moving towards a circular economy for nylon is a matter of when, not if, according to the CEO at one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of nylon textile filaments, Italy’s Aquafil.
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Journal of Arid Environments,Volume 149, February 2018, Pages 53-61

Household methodologies (HHM) intervene directly in intra-household gender relations to strengthen overall smallholder agency and efficacy as economic agents and development actors. Strengthening women's agency is one mechanism for progressing towards collaborative, systemic farm management. It is expected this will contribute to improved farm resilience in the face of climate change, strengthen food and nutrition security, and improve other development indicators related to SDGs 2 and 5.
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ICIS News, 29 January 2018

Supporting Goal 11. China's import ban on plastic waste will increase demand for virgin resin, causing a rise in utilisation rates for plants.
Elsevier,

January 2018

The SDGs are all connected. Success in one goal often relies on success in another. The science supporting the SDGs needs to reflect these connections, which is what the Perspectives Project aims to achieve: enabling collaboration between experts from all over the world. The project addresses a core question: how is the SDG agenda influencing scholarly debates in different research areas, and vice-versa? The reviews will cover the breadth of the SDGs and will be published as part of three special issues in three key journals.
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ICIS Chemical Business, 23 January 2018

Supporting Goal 12. LyondellBasell is taking a positive view of the EU’s new framework to eventually make all plastics packaging in the region recyclable and reduce plastics waste, seeing a more circular economy with exciting new opportunities
President Xi’s environmental drive prioritises air quality over GDP growth
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ICIS Chemical Business, 12 January 2018

Supporting Goal 11. China’s campaign to clean-up its environment. spurs record profits in chemicals value chains.
Elsevier,

Marine Policy Volume 93, July 2018, Pages 232-240

Effective science-based fisheries management can be applied to a risk-based management framework as an essential step towards the achievement of Goal 14 with respect to the conservation and sustainable use of marine resources for sustainable development.
Elsevier,

Sustainable Materials and Technologies, 2018, ISSN 2214-9937, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.susmat.2018.02.001.

Relating to Goal 9 and Goal 12, this paper aims to contribute to the understanding of metal demand development over time by illustrating the impacts of different aspects of technological change.

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