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Resource Utilization

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Organizations relating to Resource Utilization

Asian Recycling Association / Est. 1978
Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants / Est. 2002
Near East Research and Development Network on Treatment and Re-use of Sewage Effluent for Irrigation
Pedals for Progress / Est. 1991
EUROSLAG / Est. 2000
International Tree Crops Institute / Est. 1977
FRIEND / Hindu Kush-Himalayan / Est. 1996
Joint Container Utilization Board for International Transport / Est. 1974
World Organization of United Cities and Local Governments / Est. 2004
Netzkraft Movement ! / Est. 1990
Marine Science and Technology Programme
Inter-State Coordination Water Commission of Central Asia / Est. 1992
Committee for European Studies on Norms for Electronics / Est. 1961
Nordic Recycling Federation / Est. 1964
Department for Timber Utilisation / Est. 1935
Plastics Recyclers Europe / Est. 1996
Central American Network for Municipal Decentralization and Reinforcement
CDO Prague / Est. 1962
Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space / Est. 1959
Arab Mineral Resources Exploitation Corporation
Coalition for the Peaceful Uses of Space / Est. 1984
European Tyre Recycling Association / Est. 1994
Forum international pour l'exploitation forestière / Est. 1998
Association for Science Cooperation in Asia / Est. 1970
International Centre for Permanent Education and Joint Action, Castelnau-le-Lez

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World Problems relating to Resource Utilization

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Social environmental degradation from recreation and tourism
Health hazards of passive smoking
Repetitive strain injuries
Competitive development of new weapons
Deliberately unused farm fields
Unsustainable harvesting rates
Soil mismanagement
Waste of non-renewable resources
Waste of resources
Underutilization of hydropower
Excessive reliance on mineral fertilizers
Inadequate health services
Unsustainable exploitation of fish resources
Unsustainable development of forest lands
Ineffective utilization of public environment
Insufficient utilization of renewable biofuels
Dependence on information technology
Unsustainable energy consumption
Underdeveloped potential of community basic resources
Inadequate use of information technology
Underutilization of potential in local communities
Shortage of waste landfill sites
Use of medical drugs for non medical purposes

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
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
Regenerating spirituality

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