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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 Coordination Water Commission 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
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

View all profiles (108 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Resource Utilization

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Underutilized agricultural wastes
Overexploitation of underground water resources
Environmental hazards of empolderment of wetlands
Unsustainable exploitation of fish resources
Inadequate health services
Unsustainable development of forest lands
Inadequate barter system in international trade
Shortage of waste landfill sites
Health hazards of passive smoking
Unsustainable energy consumption
Dependence on information technology
Underutilized animal genetic resources
Overuse of industrial subsidies
Labour hoarding by employers
Abuse of prescription drugs
Underutilization of labour force
Social environmental degradation from recreation and tourism
Misuse of chemicals
Excess production capacity
Undercapitalized waste use schemes
Dumping of consumer waste products
Environmental poverty
Excessive commercial exploitation of farm animals by industrial concerns
Misallocation of resources in health services
Overuse of chemicals to control pests

Action Strategies relating to Resource Utilization

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Using fossil fuel more efficiently
Ensuring sustainable development of energy resources
Using hydropower
Providing necessary technological methods for resource utilization
Creating waste recycling structures
Using wind power
Reducing amount of electronic scrap
Promoting utilization of renewable biofuels
Recycling paper
Using renewable energy resources
Recycling plastics
Using wood as fuel
Developing presently unusable farming land
Developing brown field sites
Establishing orderly economic marketing system
Decentralizing decisions to the lowest appropriate level
Strengthening water management structure
Challenging globalization
Encouraging recycling
Integrating indigenous knowledge on natural resources
Developing available community resources
Decentralizing world order
Developing networked documentation services in social sciences
Strengthening safeguards on movement of nuclear-weapons grade materials
Developing creative use of by-products

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