The chart displays changes in emission in water of Total Organic Carbon from manufacturing, and the economic output of chemical industry expressed as the gross value added (GVA) in Europe between 2004 and 2009. Changes are expressed in %, where values for 2004=100 %.
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When shopping for a new washing machine, look for an energy-efficient model that uses the least amount of water. To find out more, visit the Eco-Label web-site that lists energy-efficient appliances:
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