The historic INDORE 3R DECLARATION was adopted by the mayors and city authorities of India and countries of Asia Pacific region and signed and brought into effect in the presence of Smt. Malini Gaur, Mayor of Indore which is hosting the Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific region from 9-12 April 2018. The declaration was adopted and signed after day-long discussions and deliberations of the mayors and city authorities of the participating nations.
The adoption and signing of the Indore 3R declaration is relevant to vision of sustainable development and achieveing SDG goals. The commitments expressed in the declaration are crucial to promote the principles of 3R . i.e Reduce , Reuse, Recycle and achieveing resource efficiency.The Indore 3R declaration will help in realising the goal of Mission Zero Waste.
The Indore 3R declaration is an important outcome of the ongoing Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific region which aims to address how 3R and resource efficiency measures can provide complementary benefits in making cities and countries clean, smart, liveable and resilient. The Forum also aims to generate policy-level, institutional level and technological insights towards effective implementation of 3R and resource efficiency to foster circular economic development, sustainable change in current use of natural resources and ultimately achieve a zero waste society.