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Press release on Climate | Energy and Waste | Resources

Everyone - environment, economy, and consumers - stands to gain from conserving resources

According to the latest results of the Environmental-Economic Accounting of the Federal Statistical Office and the Federal Environment Agency (UBA), Germany is making steady progress in the area of protection of resources. The Federal government goal of doubling raw materials efficiency by 2020 over its 1994 level cannot be achieved with the measures in place up to now. Although raw materials efficiency in Germany has increased in recent years, the trend is not enough to achieve the targeted reduction of raw materials consumption. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment