Resource Efficiency

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Resource Efficiency
Category Sustainable Development Terms
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Last Edit Date 2018-07-02

Resource Efficiency means :

SDABC2015.png The ABC for Sustainable Cities - A glossary for policy makers. 1st edition (2015)

Resource efficiency is about ensuring that natural resources are produced, processed, and consumed in a more sustainable way, reducing the environmental impact from the consumption and production of products over their full life cycles. By producing more wellbeing with less material consumption, resource efficiency enhances the means to meet human needs while respecting the ecological carrying capacity of the earth.

Based on UNEP GI-REC (undated) http://www.unep.org/pdf/GI-REC_4pager.pdf