The change in particulate matter includes emissions of both primary and secondary particulate-forming pollutants (the fraction of sulphur dioxide SO2, nitrogen oxides NOX and ammonia NH3 which, as a result of photo-chemical reactions in the atmosphere, transform into particulate matter with a diameter of 10 ¼m or less)
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When shopping for a new washing machine, look for an energy-efficient model that uses the least amount of water. To find out more, visit the Eco-Label web-site that lists energy-efficient appliances:
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