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Article Waste: a problem or a resource?
Waste is not only an environmental problem, but also an economic loss. On average Europeans produce 481 kilogrammes of municipal waste per year. An increasing share of this is recycled or composted, and less is sent to landfill. How can we change the way we produce and consume so as to produce less and less waste, while using all waste as a resource?
Located in Signals — Living in a changing climate Signals 2014 Articles
Article Europe's water: efficient use is a must
Clean water is a natural resource vital not only for life on Earth but also for the wellbeing of our societies and economy. However, in many parts of Europe, this valuable resource is coming under increasing pressure, often seen in the form of over-exploitation and pollution.
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Highlight Taking stock of our resource use on World Environment Day – 5 June 2011
Humans are consuming the world’s limited resources at increasingly rapid rate, and Europe is particularly reliant on imported goods to sustain its high levels of consumption. On World Environment Day, the European Environment Agency (EEA) draws attention to Europe’s resource use and offers tips to reduce it.
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Publication Earnings, jobs and innovation: the role of recycling in a green economy
This short report explains the role of recycling in the green economy and examines the evidence of its contribution in Europe, focusing primarily on the economic benefits that recycling offers.
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Publication Environmental indicator report 2012
Reliable, relevant, targeted and timely environmental information is an essential element in implementing environmental policy and management processes. Such information can come in many formats — with indicators being a long-established approach to distilling detailed information into trends that are robust and easily understandable by a broad audience.
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Highlight UNEP report maps the pathways to a green economy
The EEA welcomes the publication today of UNEP's report 'Pathways to a green economy'. It represents a valuable contribution to the current debate on moving the world to a sustainable path in the 21st century.
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File What are the benefits of a Green Economy, also for European competitiveness and job creation?
Concepts such as Green Economy, Resource efficiency and Sustainable Consumption and Production are currently discussed as pathways to reduce environmental pressures in Europe and beyond. The European Environment Agency has interviewed some selected key stakeholders - from government, business, non-governmental organisations and academia - and asked them about their views what benefits a Green economy entails for Europe.
Located in Environmental topics Green economy Multimedia
Daviz Visualization Troff document Share of imports in direct use of materials
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Material resource efficiency at the EU level - BETTINA
This is a reporting template for BETTINA to compile information for the 2015 catalogue of material resource efficiency policies at the EU level. Please answer Q1-Q16 and Q18. The structure and contents of this document are identical to the already distributed Word template, except that Q17 and Q19 are deleted here. Graphs for Q20 are customized for EU-27 as a bloc. For Q20, Pawel will prepare first draft of analysis to be then reviewed by the project team. *** Mini guidance on the basics of using and editing the fiche is at the beginning of the text.***
Located in Environmental topics Resource efficiency 2015 catalogue EU_etc_team
Material resource efficiency at the EU level - MONA
This is a reporting template for MONA to compile information for the 2015 catalogue of material resource efficiency policies at the EU level. Please answer Q1-Q16 and Q18. The structure and contents of this document are identical to the already distributed Word template, except that Q17 and Q19 are deleted here. Graphs for Q20 are customized for EU-27 as a bloc. For Q20, Pawel will prepare first draft of analysis to be then reviewed by the project team. * Mini guidance on the basics of using the fiche is at the beginning of the text *
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