04 Jun '11, 1pm

Raising metal recycling rates key part of path to Green Economy: UNEP

"In theory, metals can be used over and over again, minimizing the need to mine and process virgin materials and thus saving substantial amounts of energy and water while minimizing environmental degradation. Raising levels of recycling world-wide can therefore contribute to a transition to a low carbon, resource efficient Green Economy while assisting to generate 'green jobs'," said Mr. Steiner.

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