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 treatment of contaminated soil as waste is not included.
Data for Europe have been derived as an average using the available country data.
Data for Belgium only refer to the Brussels region
Data for Italy only refer to six out of 20 regions
Time coverage: 2006
When buying a new printer consider one that allows ink cartridges to be refilled with rechargeable kits. It is very cost effective and environmentally friendly. If this is not applicable to your printer remember to recycle your used cartridges by returning them to the shop where you buy the new ones.
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