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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Organizations relating to Resource Utilization

Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants / Düsseldorf, Germany / Est. 2002
Pedals for Progress / High Bridge NJ, USA / Est. 1991
EUROSLAG / Duisburg, Germany / Est. 2000
FRIEND / Hindu Kush-Himalayan / Kathmandu, Nepal / Est. 1996
World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2004
Netzkraft Movement ! / Xanten, Germany / Est. 1990
Inter-State Commission Water Coordination of Central Asia / Tashkent, Uzbekistan / Est. 1992
Plastics Recyclers Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1959
European Tyre Recycling Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1994
Forum international pour l'exploitation forestière / Kinshasa, Congo DR / Est. 1998
European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organizations / Asker, Norway
International Recycling Congress / Berlin, Germany
International Council on Mining and Metals / London, UK / Est. 2001
International Association of the Deinking Industry / Munich, Germany / Est. 1989
Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1995
Free Software Foundation Europe / Berlin, Germany / Est. 2001
International Centre for Demonstration and Training in Utilising Rainwater
European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites / Darmstadt, Germany / Est. 1986
Automotive Recyclers Association / Manassas VA, USA / Est. 1943
RECHARGE / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1998
People and Plants International / Bristol VT, USA / Est. 1992
International Recycling Federation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1990
Frigoclub International / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1986
European Re-refining Industry Section of UEIL / Brussels, Belgium

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World Problems relating to Resource Utilization

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Overexploitation of underground water resources
Unsustainable energy consumption
Inadequate health services
Health hazards of passive smoking
Dependence on information technology
Underutilized agricultural wastes
Environmental hazards of empolderment of wetlands
Unsustainable exploitation of fish resources
Unsustainable development of forest lands
Inadequate barter system in international trade
Shortage of waste landfill sites
Underdeveloped community leadership
Misuse of chemicals
Non-destructible containers and packaging
Inadequate budgetary coordination within the United Nations systems
Overuse of de-icing salt
Environmental hazards from mineral exploitation of seabed resources
Misallocation of resources to protect the elderly
Social environmental degradation from recreation and tourism
Energy leaks
Inadequate port infrastructure
Tying of supplies to subsidiaries by transnational enterprises
Overuse of industrial subsidies
Labour hoarding by employers

Action Strategies relating to Resource Utilization

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Developing available community resources
Recycling organic wastes
Promoting utilization of renewable biofuels
Reducing amount of electronic scrap
Developing rainforest action plan
Utilizing volunteer task forces
Developing networked documentation services in social sciences

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