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First Joint Meeting to be Held between the METI Working Group on Resource Circulation Strategy for Plastics under the Waste and Recycling Subcommittee of the Committee on Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment of the Industrial Structure Council; and the MOE Subcommittee on Plastic Resource Circulation of the Working Group for a Circular Economy of the Central Environment Council

April 30, 2020

METI hereby announces that on May 12 (Tue.), 2020, the first Joint Meeting is to be held between the Working Group on Resource Circulation Strategy for Plastics under the Waste and Recycling Subcommittee of the Committee on Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment of the Industrial Structure Council of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI); and the Subcommittee on Plastic Resource Circulation of the Working Group for a Circular Economy of the Central Environment Council of the Ministry of the Environment (MOE).

This meeting will be held via online video conference as a measure for preventing the expansion of the novel coronavirus disease.

1. Background

The joint meeting will aim to hold discussions on specific measures involving the Resource Circulation Strategy for Plastics formulated in May 2019 under the joint administration of related ministries and agencies, including METI, and to this end, it will hold interviews with a broad range of parties concerned to hear their opinions and then hold discussions on ideal approaches to systems involved in the strategy based on the results of interviews.

2. Outline of the meeting

  1. Current situations at home and abroad surrounding resource circulation of plastics
  2. Free discussion
  3. Other topics

3. How to participate in the meeting as an observer and other information

If you wish to participate in the meeting as an observer, complete the observer registration by 12:00 p.m., May 11 (Mon.), 2020, using the application method below.

Application reception counter

Office for Recycling Promotion, Policy and Coordination Division, Environment Recycling and Resource Circulation Bureau, MOE
Email address:YOURIHOU@env.go.jp

Information required to be filled out in an application form

Points to note

Information on meeting materials

Materials of the meeting will be posted on the following website by the date of the meeting.

Division in Charge

Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy Division, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau

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