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Highlight An artistic view of Europe's waste – EEA announces competition winners
After 200 entries from 29 countries, the European Environment Agency (EEA) is pleased to announce five winners of the Waste•smART competition, which invited Europeans to produce a video, cartoon or photo on the topic of waste.
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Organisation Agency for Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BHAS)
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Highlight Marine litter – a growing threat worldwide
Increasing amounts of litter are ending up in the world’s oceans and harming the health of ecosystems, killing animals when they become trapped or swallow the litter. Human health is also at risk, as plastics may break down into smaller pieces that may subsequently end up in our food. These are just a few of the problems emerging from the waste collecting in our seas.
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Highlight chemical/x-pdb An overview of EU environment policy targets and objectives
European Union legislation has established more than 130 separate environmental targets and objectives to be met between 2010 and 2050. Together, these can provide useful milestones supporting Europe’s transition towards a ‘green economy’, according to a report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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Video What's your take on waste in Europe?
The European Environment Agency (EEA) invites you to share your views about waste in Europe in a new creative competition, Waste•smART.
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Waste•smART – creative competition
Imagine all the resources, energy and labour that are used to produce food, cars, clothes, mobile phones and everything we consume. If we do not re-use and recycle them, they could be ending up in landfills or incineration plants. Each year, EU citizens generate an average of half a tonne of household waste per person. Waste can be an economic loss and it can also negatively impact the environment as well as human health.
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Figure Trend in the amount of WEEE collected from households in 28 European countries (kg/capita/year), 2006-2008-2010
The figures show the amount of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) that has been collected from private households in European countries, stated in kg/capita. The figures are related to the EU collection target of 4 kg/capita/year. Values are related to 2006, 2008 and 2010.
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Highlight What does waste look like? Photo, cartoon and video competition
The European Environment Agency (EEA) is launching a new competition for artistic depictions of waste in Europe. Each European generates approximately half a tonne of household waste on average. A lot of this so-called waste is actually a useful resource, but only two fifths is recycled, according to a recent analysis.
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Press Release Octet Stream Highest recycling rates in Austria and Germany – but UK and Ireland show fastest increase
Austria, Germany and Belgium recycled the largest proportion of municipal waste in Europe in 2010. Although some countries have rapidly increased recycling rates, Europe is still wasting vast quantities of valuable resources by sending them to landfill, and many countries risk falling short of legally binding recycling targets.
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Figure Octet Stream Municipal waste generated per capita in 2001 and 2010
The amount of municipal solid waste generated per capita in kilogramme
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European Environment Agency (EEA)
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