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Benefits of resource efficiency in Germany

  • The current utilisation of natural resources in Germany and Europe is not sustainable, as inter alia stated by the German government as well as by the European Commission. At the same time, increased resource efficiency could lead to various environmental but also economic benefits. This brief study commissioned by Changing Markets presents developments in the field of resource efficiency policies, analyses the status quo of resource consumption with a special focus on fast moving consumer goods and describes potential effects of resource conservations.

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Document Type:Report
Author:Henning WiltsORCiDGND, Lukas Schäfer, Mathieu Saurat, José Acosta Fernandez, Bettina Bahn-Walkowiak, Lena Hillerns, Laura Galinski
URN (citable link):https://nbn-resolving.org/urn:nbn:de:bsz:wup4-opus-62951
Publisher:Wuppertal Institut für Klima, Umwelt, Energie
Place of publication:Wuppertal
Year of Publication:2016
Number of page:67
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften
Licence:License LogoIn Copyright - Urheberrechtlich geschützt