Bars represent average annual concentrations over a limited number of monitoring stations along busy roads in major European cities (Vienna, Bruxelles, Prague, Helsinki, Paris, Berlin, Athens, Krakow, Bratislava, Stockholm and London), error bars represent the highest annual concentration measured at one single monitoring station
EEA standard re-use policy: unless otherwise indicated, re-use of content on the EEA website for commercial or non-commercial purposes is permitted free of charge, provided that the source is acknowledged (http://www.eea.europa.eu/legal/copyright). Copyright holder: European Environment Agency (EEA).
Take your electronic waste to a local collection point or give it back to the retailer so that it can be treated or recycled properly. Electronic and electric appliances contain many toxic substances. Since mid 2005, all European Member States are obliged to set up take-back systems for this waste.
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