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).
The 2004-2010 percent variation for the EU-14 was applied to Germany to obtain an EU-15 projection for 2010. No additional measures were reported for Denmark, Ireland, Luxembourg, Spain and Sweden. For these countries, the 'with existing measures' projections were used for the calculation of the EU-15 (with additional measures) projections. Past sectoral emissions are complete.
The best way to dispose of paint is to deliver it to your local specialist waste recycling centre. If you do not have access to one of these, let the paint dry fully, adding sawdust or cat litter as needed, before putting it in the dustbin. Don't throw it down the drain, because it is toxic and it interferes with the processes of water treatment plants.
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