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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
Figure Waste geneneration by type of waste in the EU‐27, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Norway and Turkey, 2008
The total generation of waste in the EU-27, Croatia, FYR Of Macedonia, Norway and Turkey divided into 7 different categories. The figure shows that nearly two thirds of all waste in 2008 was mineral waste, mainly from mining, quarrying, construction and demolition.
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SOER Key fact (Deprecated) Troff document Waste per inhabitant
The European economy generates more than five tonnes of waste, including hazardous waste, per inhabitant each year, and each citizen throws on average half a tonne of household waste into the bin.
Located in News Europe's demand for resources reaching far beyond its borders
Article Waste: a problem or a resource?
Waste is not only an environmental problem, but also an economic loss. On average Europeans produce 481 kilogrammes of municipal waste per year. An increasing share of this is recycled or composted, and less is sent to landfill. How can we change the way we produce and consume so as to produce less and less waste, while using all waste as a resource?
Located in Signals — Living in a changing climate Signals 2014 Articles
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