Chemicals & Wastes

activities of the main multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) to address chemicals and wastes issues, including the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions; activities related to ship recycling and the Hong Kong Convention, as well as efforts to reduce marine debris. Targets under SDG Goal 12 call for, by 2020, achieving the environmentally sound management of chemicals and all wastes throughout their life cycle, and by 2030, substantially reducing waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse.