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Figure chemical/x-swissprot Net emission reductions from MSW management in the EU (excluding Cyprus) plus Norway and Switzerland in 2008 and 2020 compared to 1995
The figure illustrates the net emission reduction achieved in the period 1995-2008 (in the first column) and the net GHG emission reductions in 2020 compared to 1995 for all three scenarios (in columns two, three and four). The net emission reduction is calculated as the difference between net emissions in 1995 and net emissions in 2008 or 2020, as appropriate.
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Publication Pilot fact sheets on national sustainable consumption and production policies
Taking stock of EU initiatives
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Figure Generation of packaging waste and GDP in the EU-15
Packaging waste
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Policy Document chemical/x-pdb Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) Directive 2012/19/EU
The objective of the Directive is to promote re-use, recycling and other forms of recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) in order to reduce the quantity of such waste to be disposed and to improve the environmental performance of the economic operators involved in the treatment of WEEE. The WEEE Directive sets criteria for the collection, treatment and recovery of waste electrical and electronic equipment. The Directive is a recast of Directive 2002/96/EC. (
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Highlight Signals 2014: Our well-being depends on a resource-efficient, circular economy
How do we create a performing economy that creates jobs and ensures our well-being, yet respects the limits of our planet? This question is considered in the latest edition of Signals, an annual publication from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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Figure Municipal waste generation per capita in Europe
Data for Greece for the year 1995 is missing. Data from the West Balkan countries are available from 2003 onwards. Specifically, data for Albania are available for the period 2003-2009, Croatia for 2004-2011, Serbia for 2006-2011, Montenegro only for the year 2009, Kosovo (under UNCR 1244/99) for the period 2007-2009.
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Figure Share of imports in EU-27 consumption of selected materials
This figure shows 1999 to 2010 shares of imports of oil, hard coal and natural gas of direct material input (DMI) of the EU27
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Figure Biodegradable Municipal Waste landfilled in 2003 compared to generation in 1995
* Marks countries with different target years (2010, 2013, 2020)
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Figure Pascal source code Environmental tax revenues by Member State and type of tax in 2005 (% of GDP)
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Figure Octet Stream Export and import per capita of notified waste in 2005 (kilo per capita)
Note: 2001 figure is used for Malta.
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