Resource efficiency

Resource efficiency

A practice in which the primary consideration of material use begins with the concept of reduce–reuse–recycle–repair, stated in descending order of priority.
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London: The EBRD is providing a US$ 85 million loan to Turkiye Sinai Kalkinma Bankasi (TSKB) to finance private mid-cap companies investing in renewable energy and resource efficiency projects in Turkey in response to growing demand for green energy.
NITI Aayog in collaboration with the European Union delegation to India have released the Strategy on Resource Efficiency at a function in the capital today.
In a context of global environment change and increasing concern about the planet's ability to satisfy resource needs, the global tourism industry is increasingly interested in enhancing resource efficiency (Hathroubi, Peypoch, & Robinot, 2014; Mattera & Melgarejo, 2012; Nikolaou, Vitouladitis, & Tsagarakis, 2012).
As businesses agree budgets for the fiscal year ahead and focus on improving margins and reducing costs, implementing resource efficiency savings could make the vital difference.
Participating organisations will receive support to reduce their energy, water, resource use and waste, helping them take advantage of the opportunities of resource efficiency.
European SMEs have made improvements in resource efficiency and created more green jobs in 2013, a Eurobarometer survey on 'SMEs, resource efficiency and green markets' reveals.
AS businesses across the UK suffer from sharp rises in energy bills, manufacturers in the North East are being given the chance to review their resource efficiency courtesy of the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) and The Environment Agency.
com)-- Ceram, the international materials technology company, provided the technical authorship for the recently published 'Clay Bricks and Clay Blocks' and 'Precast Concrete' Resource Efficiency Action Plans (REAPs).
With so many processes involved in producing our range of products, new opportunities to drive resource efficiency are emerging all the time and as they are identified we work with Biffa IWM to achieve a sustainable solution.
As well as leading in efforts to ensure material security, Germany is also ahead in the support it offers to industry to use materials as efficiently as possible - what we would call resource efficiency and resource husbandry:
Resource Efficiency Pathways to Sustainable Growth - REPS for short - draws on our considerable science and engineering expertise.
Environment Commissioner Janez Potocnik officially launched the European resource efficiency platform, on 5 June.

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