This document presents a set of regional measures adopted by the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention at their COP22.
Current practices and opportunities
This document encompasses a set of policy recommendations with the aim to create an enabling environment and remove obstacles for the successful establishment and growth of green and circular economy businesses (also referred to as sustainable businesses) in the Mediterranean region.
These guidelines intend to present set of measures that can be considered in developing the most appropriate legal and regulatory framework to introduce the non-single use of plastic bags.
The guidelines target policy-makers and provide them with a step-by-step approach for developing the appropriate framework to address the reduction of single-use plastics through procurement in the public sector.
How France successfully implemented EPR schemes.
How Brazil successfully incorporated informal waste pickers in the National Policy of Solid Waste.
How Canada implemented an innovative program to tackle plastic pollution.
How Costa Rica successfully implemented the Certification for Sustainable Tourism.
How The Netherlands successfully implemented the public-private partnership "Green Deal" to boost Circular Procurement.
How Portugal successfully implemented a public funding program for environmental projects.
How Scotland successfully implemented a circular construction program.
This publication focuses on the different strategies to help achieve a transition to circular economy in the south Mediterranean textile and fashion industry
The SCP Regional Action Plan defines common objectives and identifies actions guiding the implementation of SCP in four priority areas namely Food, fisheries and agriculture; Goods manufacturing; Tourism and Housing and construction.