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Daviz Visualization The cumulative loss of aluminium from the hard packaging cycle in Flanders
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Highlight Circular economy to have considerable benefits, but challenges remain
The environmental benefits of adopting a circular economy in Europe could be considerable – reducing waste, and minimising the continent’s heavy dependence on imports of raw materials. A new report published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA) draws attention to both the benefits and challenges of such an economic transition. The report also describes possible ways to measure progress and highlights the areas where more attention is required from research and policy in order to turn the concept into reality.
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Briefing Waste — municipal solid waste generation and management
Located in SOER 2015 — The European environment — state and outlook 2015 Cross-country comparisons
Briefing Waste
Located in SOER 2015 — The European environment — state and outlook 2015 European briefings
Highlight Waste prevention: decoupling waste generation from economic growth
Preventing waste is a top priority of waste policy in the European Union with potential economic and environmental benefits. A new European Environment Agency (EEA) report reviews the state of play in the EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
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Highlight Magic or recycling?
Transforming a bottle into a jacket may sound like magic, but it may be easier than you think. A new video from the European Environment Agency (EEA) shows some of the ingenious ways a plastic water bottle can be reused or recycled.
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Video Tricky waste
Europe can create jobs and encourage innovation by using resources more efficiently. Waste is a resource that we want to hold on to!
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Daviz Visualization Average annual percentage point increase needed for the 32 European countries to reach 50 % recycling of municipal waste by 2020 and past rates achieved
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Daviz Visualization Development of municipal waste management in 32 European countries
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Infographic How much of our municipal waste do we recycle?
Much of the waste we throw away can be recycled. Recycling benefits the environment by diverting waste away from landfills and by providing raw materials for new products. Recycling can also encourage innovation and create jobs.
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