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May 27th, 2011 by United Nations Environment Programme
According to the United Nations Environment Programme, recycling rates of metals are in many cases far lower than their potential. Less than one-third of some 60 metals studied have an end-of-life recycling rate above 50 per cent and 34 elements are below 1 per cent recycling, yet many of them are crucial to clean technologies [...]
May 15th, 2011 by United Nations Environment Programme
By 2050, humanity could consume an estimated 140 billion tons of minerals, ores, fossil fuels and biomass per year – three times its current appetite – unless the economic growth rate is “decoupled” from the rate of natural resource consumption, warns a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme.
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