The values for EU-15 were calculated by adding the values for Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom. The values for EU-12 were calculated by adding the values for Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. The values for EU-27 + CH, HR, NO were calculated by adding the values for EU-15, EU-12, Norway, Switzerland, and Croatia.
Million tonnes of hazardous waste.
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– it doesn't need to be set higher than 60 ºC. The same goes for the boiler of your central heating. Remember, 70 % of the energy used by households in the EU is spent on heating homes and another 14 % – on heating water.
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