The methodology for the calculation of DMI / DMC was revised by Eurostat in 2007. For this figure, the data are calculated after the revised methodology. Therefore, the data set compromises the consistency in order to provide an extended temporal coverage. For non-EU countries, we used the MFA data compiled by the Wuppertal Institute on behalf of OECD (not published yet).
in tonnes per capita
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: Wuppertal institute for climate, Environment and energy.
Use a toy library and if there isn't one in your neighbourhood, start one!
Instead of buying new toys, set up a toy library with your friends and exchange them. The variety of toys will entertain the kids and they will be used by more than one child thus reducing your impact on the environment.
More green tips