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).
Notes to their 2010 indicative targets are made by Italy, Luxemburg, Austria, Portugal, Finland and Sweden in the Directive; Austria and Sweden note that reaching the target is dependent on climatic factors affecting hydropower production. Sweden considers 52 % a more realistic figure if long-term models on hydrologic and climatic conditions are applied.
The Member States are ranked in order of the magnitude of the difference between their current share of renewable electricity and their 2010 target (as a percentage difference), from smallest to largest.
When you'd like to get rid of large waste items, take it to a drop-off centre or contact a special company to come and pick it up. The professionals will segregate and possibly recycle your waste. Some products, including refrigerators and other electric appliances, have to be recycled properly not to pollute the environment. You can also use the internet or newspapers to sell goods which still have some value.
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