This figure shows the net emissions of greenhouse gases from the waste management sector in EU-27 (minus Cyprus), Norway and Switzerland. The figure also shows the emissions associated with each waste management option.
The calculations behind the derived data are presented in the 2010 ETC/SCP paper "Projections of municipal solid waste management and greenhouse gas emissions".
Million tonnes CO2-eq.
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When shopping for new electronics, favour products with low energy use.
You can use energy labels (A++, A+, A, B) for guidance, and for office electronics the Energy Star label. In the long-run, they will save you money on your electricity bill. To find out what products are included, go to EU's website: www.eu-energystar.org.
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