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The bottle of wine was inside an aqua-coloured plastic bag. A yellow property tag was affixed to the outside of the bag and the intern was given a matching property tag. (...) The Applicant was informed that the supporting evidence included the plastic bag itself, which he could view by making arrangements with OHRM (...) The Applicant was video recorded: (a) examining the plastic bag and its contents; (b) removing the wine bottle from inside the bag; and (c) replacing it with a bottle of beer.
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Score: 1049624.6 - www.un.org/en/internalj...dt/judgments/undt-2016-210.pdf
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2 Page Handbook English version Guideline for Plastic-free meeting Plastic items Plastic water bottle (235 ml - 1.5 L) Use refillable 18 L bottle with reusable mug and glasses. (...) Some items can be eliminated such as plastic straw Choose reusable bag and try to reuse plastic bagas much as possible. (...) Plastic free meeting checklist Meeting’s date: Location: Number of participants: Audited by: Item Water and soft drink Tea, coffee sugar and creamer Bad Average Good 235 ml plastic bottles 500 ml plastic bottles 1.5 L plastic bottles Plastic sachets of 3in1 instant coffee Plastic tea sachets Coffee in big plastic bag Tea leaves in big transparent plastic bag Water jug and reusable plastic or glass cups Coffee in glass bottle or biodegradable bag Tea leaves in glass bottle or biodegradable bag Plastic sugar sachets Biodegradable sugar sachets in big transparent plastic bag Plastic creamer sachets Creamer in big plastic bag or bottle Juice/soft drink in plastic bottles Juice/soft drink in disposable glass bottles or aluminum cans.
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Score: 987947.3 - https://www.undp.org/sites/g/f...English-version_compressed.pdf
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In 2015, 302 Mt of plastic waste was generated, amounting to 74% of the total primary plastics production in the same year, including secondary (recycled) plastics. In the same year, plastic waste generated as a proportion of plastics produced for use in sectors such as plastic packaging, plastic consumer and institutional goods, and synthetic textiles were 97%, 88%, and 71%, respectively. (...) Firms have made voluntary commitments regarding plastic packaging, single-use plastics and plastic microbeads and microfibers contained in some consumer products.
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Score: 984512.8 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/2020/02/unido.pdf
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In 2015, 302 Mt of plastic waste was generated, amounting to 74% of the total primary plastics production in the same year, including secondary (recycled) plastics. In the same year, plastic waste generated as a proportion of plastics produced for use in sectors such as plastic packaging, plastic consumer and institutional goods, and synthetic textiles were 97%, 88%, and 71%, respectively. (...) Firms have made voluntary commitments regarding plastic packaging, single-use plastics and plastic microbeads and microfibers contained in some consumer products.
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Score: 984512.8 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/unido.pdf
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PowerPoint Presentation Trends and impact of the emerging anti-conventional plastic bags policy and rapid development of biopolymers: opportunities and threats to JACKS products Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Trade and Markets Division El Mamoun Amrouk Beijing, 22-24 October 2019 Trade and Markets Division 1 Outline Background and purpose of the paper The problematic of increased use of plastics JACKS as alternatives to plastics: myth or reality? Follow-up actions by the JM Trade and Markets Division 2 The boom of the plastic sector Trade and Markets Division 3 In 2016, the world generated 242 million tonnes of plastic waste equivalent to 12 percent of all municipal solid waste Packaging accounts for about half of the plastic waste in the world (UNEP, 2018) If the growth in plastic production continues at the current pace, by 2050 the plastic industry may account for 20 percent of the world’s total crude oil consumption Plastic is a resistant material which can be utilized in a wide range of applications. Most plastics are not biodegradable, but instead photodegradable Major Issues with plastics It is estimated that 12 million barrels of oil are used to produce 100 billion plastic bags Plastics that end up in landfills take even longer to photodegrade due to the lack of sun exposure and oxygen.
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Score: 982658.3 - https://www.fao.org/fileadmin/.../Plastics_IGG_JU-HF__2019.pptx
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final 2 pager single use plastic in office and meeting baseline survey J U N E 2 0 2 1 AWARENESS ABOUT SINGLE-USE PLASTIC WASTE ISSUE. The majority of the respondents said that they pay attention to the plastic waste issue because it is a big global issue (as in Figure 01), such as air pollution from plastic waste burning, micro-plastic contamination in air, river and food. (...) Participants have a good level of awareness about plastic waste issues. BASELINE SURVEY OF PLASTIC-FREE MEETING PILOT PROJECT Getting the insight of plastic crisis awareness and current pattern of single-use plastic usage among the staffs of DOE and related UNDP partners to evaluate their understanding before and after the execution of actual activities.
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Score: 981572.4 - https://www.undp.org/sites/g/f...25501db328ce19eefa50d43d2a.pdf
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The bottle of wine was inside an aqua-coloured plastic bag. A yellow property tag was affixed to the outside of the bag and the intern was given a matching property tag. (...) The Applicant was informed that the supporting evidence included the plastic bag itself, which he could view by making arrangements with OHRM. (...) Ibrahim had removed the bottle of wine from the plastic bag,7 it recalled that Mr. Ibrahim denied it. 20.
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Score: 981219.7 - www.un.org/en/internalj...at/judgments/2017-UNAT-776.pdf
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Furthermore, incineration of plastic refuse may also release toxic gases. NUclear TEChnology for Controlling Plastic Pollution (NUTEC Plastics) NUclear TEChnology for Controlling Plastic Pollution (NUTEC Plastics) builds on the IAEA’s efforts to deal with plastic pollution through recycling using radiation technology and marine monitoring using isotopic tracing techniques. (...) Benefits to IAEA Member States Precise scientific data to inform plastic pollution policies NUTEC Plastics will enhance the capability of participating laboratories to quantify and characterize marine plastic pollution. (...) NUTEC Plastics offers a viable option to complement existing recycling and reuse capacities and help inform plastic policy development.  
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Score: 980660.6 - https://www.iaea.org/services/key-programmes/nutec-plastics
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Designing a path to walk the talk: a guideline on eliminating single-use plastics in meetings and workplaces. This blog is the first part of a two-blog series that shares UNDP Lao PDR Accelerator Lab journey in co-designing a plastic-free meeting checklist to mitigate plastic pollution at workplaces and meetings. (...) Most conferences and workshops generate more than 80 percent of single-use plastic waste , from plastic backdrops to water bottles and candy wraps. (...) Most meetings still prefer single-use plastic Apart from backdrops and banners, plastic bottles, particularly tiny ones, are the most commonly used form of plastic at general meetings.
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Score: 980346.4 - https://www.undp.org/laopdr/bl...astics-meetings-and-workplaces
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AFRICA’S PARTICIPATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTERNATIONAL LEGALLY BINDING INSTRUMENT ON PLASTIC POLLUTION, INCLUDING IN THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT
Certain plastic products are more biodegradable than others. 3. (...) When linked to trade, plastics can be clustered in six main groups: (a) Primary plastics (for example, resin pellets, powders, plates, sheets or strips); (b) Plastic-based inputs (for example, synthetic fibres, foils, pipes, or parts of other manufactured products); (c) Plastic-based finished goods (for example, toys, clothes or furniture); (d) Plastic packaging materials (for example, bottles, bags or boxes); (e) Plastic waste or scrapped plastics (for example, pre-used plastic goods or packaging, whether pure, mixed-recyclable or non-recyclable); (f) Secondary plastic waste materials (for example, recycled plastic inputs) (...) II. Global plastic waste situation3 8. Since the mid-1950s, the production and use of plastics have grown rapidly.
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Score: 808284.6 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...open&DS=AMCEN/18(II)/11&Lang=E
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