Principle 7. Adopt patterns of production, consumption, and reproduction that safeguard Earth’s regenerative capacities, human rights, and community well-being.

a). Reduce, reuse, and recycle the materials used in production and consumption systems, and ensure that residual waste can be assimilated by ecological systems.

b). Act with restraint and efficiency when using energy, and rely increasingly on renewable energy sources such as solar and wind.

c). Promote the development, adoption, and equitable transfer of environmentally sound technologies.

d). Internalize the full environmental and social costs of goods and services in the selling price, and enable consumers to identify products that meet the highest social and environmental standards.

e). Ensure universal access to health care that fosters reproductive health and responsible reproduction.

f). Adopt lifestyles that emphasize the quality of life and material sufficiency in a finite world.