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Video Planet RE:think
First cut of Planet RE:think. The film tells the story of unsustainable resource use, showing the truly global nature of the problem, from environmentally devastating mining in Canada to recycling of electronic waste in India which damages the health of workers. The feature-length film also includes positive examples of 'green economy' policies and business models, from Ecuador to South Africa. The film was premiered at the UN Sustainable Development conference in Rio de Janeiro on 17 June, 2012.
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Common environmental theme Waste - State and impacts (Sweden)
State and impact of waste on the natural environment and on human health. Links to further national information on waste.
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Sweden
Highlight Magic or recycling?
Transforming a bottle into a jacket may sound like magic, but it may be easier than you think. A new video from the European Environment Agency (EEA) shows some of the ingenious ways a plastic water bottle can be reused or recycled.
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National and regional story National and regional story (Luxembourg) - 2 - The ‘SuperDrecksKëscht’ Action
SOER National and regional story from Luxembourg - 2 - The ‘SuperDrecksKëscht’ Action: a success story in managing hazardous waste
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Luxembourg
Figure Recycling of packaging waste by country, 2008
The figure shows the recycle of packaging waste by country in 2008
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Highlight Signals 2014: Our well-being depends on a resource-efficient, circular economy
How do we create a performing economy that creates jobs and ensures our well-being, yet respects the limits of our planet? This question is considered in the latest edition of Signals, an annual publication from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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Figure Total recycled quantities for six key material types in the EU27 including exports for recycling
Time series of total recycling amounts for six different material types, as reported by the EU27, plus the net exports of wastes of those 6 materials for the purpose of recycling in the rest of the world
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Figure Average annual percentage point increase needed in 32 European countries to reach 50 % recycling by 2020 and past rates achieved
The yearly average percentage point increase required by each country between 2010 and 2020 to reach the 50 % target and compared with the rates achieved in 2001–2006 and 2001–2010.
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Figure Progress of European countries up the municipal bio-waste recycling hierarchy, 2001–2010
Number of countries per defined intervals of bio-waste recycling of MSW management in 2001 and 2010.
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Figure The rate of recycling versus incineration with energy recovery of municipal waste, 2005
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