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 following Member States did not report 2015 or 2020 projections: Portugal, Luxembourg, Estonia and Malta. The greenhouse gas projections for the EU27 are calculated on the basis of projections reported by 23 Member States (´EU23´). The 2005 2002 percent variation of the EU23 was applied to Portugal, Luxembourg, Malta and Estonia to obtain an EU27 projection for 2020.
We're using an increasing number of one-use products such as plastic razors, cups, paper towels, wipes, nappies, plastic bags, paper napkins and even disposable cameras to name a few. Not only do they usually cost more in the long-run, they involve the consumption of more resources and energy than their reusable alternatives.
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