Situational Analysis of Human Rights issues in the Waste Management sector: literature review
SPREP Publications, Waste Management and Pollution Control
In the literature review, a human rights-based approach is defined as 'one that reflects the relevant standards for all these rights, procedurally and substantively, as well as the applicable duties to States'. A human rights-based approach to waste, by definition, to be respected, protected and fulfilled for everyone on the islands. However, under a rights-based approach, those more vulnerable, at risk and impacted, require greater protection and analysis of their condition by the State (and by businesses, if applicable, through legislation).