In order to calculate the index (base year 1990) for all the table categories, the EU27 raw value of each year (1990-2009) which can be retrieved from the ODYSSEE database, is divided by the EU27 raw value of year 1990 and then multiplied by 100
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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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