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Mining and environment in the Western
Balkans

Mining and mineral processing has played a vital part in the history and economy of the Western Balkans. Richly endowed with mineral resources such as copper, chromite, lead and zinc, it boasts some ...

Published in: 2009

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Sustainable Innovation and
Technology Transfer
Industrial Sector Studies: RECYCLING – FROM
E-WASTE TO RESOURCES

The appropriate handling of electronic waste (e-waste) can both prevent serious environmental damage but also recover valuable materials, especially different types of metals such as aluminium, coppe...

Published in: 2009

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Design for Sustainability: A Step-by-Step Approach

Design for Sustainability: A Step-by-Step Approach is the latest in the D4S publication series. A global guide for designers and industry, it provides support to ecodesign novices and those looking ...

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Greenhouse Gas Emission Baselines and Reduction Potentials from Buildings in Mexico

This report accompanies the Buildings and Climate Change- Summary for Decision Makers. UNEP-SBCI has commissioned the compilation of regional reports that quantify the influence of buildings on clima...

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Guidelines for Social Life Cycle Assessment of Products

Behind the life cycle of a product, from the cradle to the grave, there is a story to tell. Not only about its potential impact on the environment, but as well in terms of social and socio-economic ...

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Frequently Asked Questions - The Marrakech Process

Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) has become a global priority and challenge. It requires building cooperation among different stakeholders and sectors. SCP is about increasing r...

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Environment in print 2009

The UNEP 2009 catalogue lists some 20 recent tittles. Many are available online on the www.unep.org/publications website and hard copies can be ordered through UNEP's on-line bookstore: www.earthprin...

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Our Planet:  Copenhagen: Seal the Deal

The United Nations Environment Programme's flagship magazine for environmentally sustainable development.

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An Assessment of Assessments Findings of the Group of Experts

The “Assessment of Assessments” (AoA) is a start-up phase towards a Regular Process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment that takes the WSSD decision forward...

Published in: 2009

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