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Raw material consumption in United States and Western Europe (Steel, aluminium, plastics and cement)

Raw material consumption in United States and Western Europe (Steel, aluminium, plastics and cement)

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Uploaded 25 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2005
From collection: Vital Waste Graphics
Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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The global consumption of key raw materials is rising fast. Over the 20-year period ending in 1994, the world population increased by 40% – in that same period, the world consumption of cement increased by 77%, and plastics by just under 200%… Among raw materials used for construction, only crude steel registered a growth rate that was significantly lower (only 3% from 1974 to 1994) than the rate of population increase. (University of Minnesota, 1999).
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