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Water-GAP

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"WaterGAP is an integrated-environmental model, combining socio-economic drivers and climate change in a single, integrated framework. It was developed to model water availability, use and quality on a global level."

CAPRI

Type of evidence: 

Source: 

LIAISE

"CAPRI is a global agriculture sector model developed to assist in assessing the effect of CAP instruments on production, income, markets, trade and the environment at EU or member state levels as well as sub-national level."

Beyond the Throwaway Society: A Life Cycle-Based Assessment of the Environmental Benefit of Reuse

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Author names: 

Valentina Castellani, Serenella Sala, Nadia Mirabella

Year: 

2015

"In the context of a circular economy, sustainable consumption is often seen as the antithesis of current consumption patterns, which have led to the definition of the so-called throwaway society. Reuse may provide a preferred alternative to other waste management options, because it promotes resource efficiency and may significantly reduce environmental impacts. To appraise the environmental benefits related to reuse of goods, a methodology adopting life cycle assessment (LCA) has been developed. A standardized procedure has been developed, identifying reference products within product...

Smart Procurement. Going green: best practices for green procurement

Type of evidence: 

Author names: 

OECD

Year: 

2015

This document provides an overview of best practices from a variety of countries in relation to sustainable procurement. Topics include the legal and policy framework, understanding market capacity and assessing costs, introducing environmental standards, professionalising, monitoring and raising awareness.

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