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Figure The rate of recycling versus incineration with energy recovery of municipal waste, 2005
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Publication The road from landfilling to recycling: common destination, different routes
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Figure Total recycled quantities for six key material types in the EU27 including exports for recycling
Time series of total recycling amounts for six different material types, as reported by the EU27, plus the net exports of wastes of those 6 materials for the purpose of recycling in the rest of the world
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Figure File Total turnover of recycling of seven key recyclables in the EU, 2004 and 2006–2009 - eps file
Located in Data and maps Maps and graphs Total turnover of recycling of seven key recyclables in the EU, 2004 and 2006–2009
Figure Total turnover of recycling of seven key recyclables in the EU, 2004 and 2006–2009
'Precious metals' include silver, gold and platinum. 'Other metals' include lead, zinc, tungsten, molybdenum, tantalum, magnesium, cobalt, bismuth, cadmium, titanium, antimony, manganese, beryllium, chromium, germanium, vanadium, niobium, rhenium, gallium, indium and cermets. * The 2009 calculation is based on the values for only the second half of 2009. Despite the huge decline in commodity prices at the beginning of 2009 due to the economic downturn, the total turnover of recyclables recovered markedly in the second half of 2009.
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Figure File Total turnover of recycling of seven key recyclables in the EU, 2004 and 2006–2009 - Excel file
Located in Data and maps Maps and graphs Total turnover of recycling of seven key recyclables in the EU, 2004 and 2006–2009
Figure Trend in WEEE recycled/reused in 27 European countries (kg/capita/year), 2006-2008-2010
The figure shows the trend in the amount of WEEE that has been reused and recycled in European countries, stated in kg/capita.
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Figure Trends in recycling of municipal waste, latest available five years
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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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File Turning waste into resources
As Europe grows wealthier it creates more and more rubbish. Every man, woman and child in the EU generates over a kilo of waste every day. Multiply that figure by nearly half a billion EU citizens and it quickly becomes clear that managing our waste without harming the environment is a major headache.
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