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Factor X pp 299-301 | Cite as

About the Need of Resource Efficiency Programs: The Editors’ View

  • Michael Angrick
  • Andreas Burger
  • Harry Lehmann
Chapter
Part of the Eco-Efficiency in Industry and Science book series (ECOE, volume 29)

Abstract

The German Resource Efficiency Program is shaped by a total of four guiding principles:
  • Joining ecological necessities with economic opportunities, innovation support and social responsibility.

  • Viewing global responsibility as a key focus of German resource policy

  • Gradually making economic and production practices in Germany less dependent on primary resources, developing and expanding closed cycle management

  • Sustainable resource use will be ensured in the longer term through orientation towards qualitative growth and the dematerialization of lifestyles and production methods.

Keywords

Resource Efficiency Sustainable Resource Resource Policy Sustainability Strategy Climate Protection 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Angrick
    • 1
  • Andreas Burger
    • 1
  • Harry Lehmann
    • 1
  1. 1.The Federal Environment AgencyDessau-RoßlauGermany

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