DMI is calculated from adding Domestic Extraction Used (DEU) to the weight of Imports for each year. DEU and Imports have been sourced at Eurostat. Material productivity is derived by dividing GDP by the calculated DMI figure for each year.
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The plastic bags you use but for a few minutes can last for as long as 15 to 1,000 years in the environment. Don't get a new plastic bag each time you go shopping. Get a funky re-useable or cotton bag instead and say 'no thanks' to plastic or paper bags.
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