Increased resource efficiency and security can be achieved,
for example, using extended life cycle approaches to reflect the
full environmental impacts of products and activities. This can
reduce Europe's dependence on resources globally and promote
innovation. Pricing that takes full account of resource use impacts
will be important for steering business and consumer behaviour
towards enhanced resource efficiency. Clustering sectoral policies
according to their resource needs and environmental pressures
would improve coherence, address shared challenges efficiently,
maximise economic and social benefits and help avoid unintended
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Removing your name from the mailing list can be as easy as sending a letter, postcard, email or ticking a box on a form. This can save many trees and a lot of water each year. You can also add a sign on your mailbox: ‘No advertisements please’.
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