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Figure Trends in the use of material resources in EU-15 and EU-12 and municipal waste generation in EU‑27 compared with GDP and population
These graphs show the trends in the use of material resources in EU-15 and EU-12 and municipal waste generation in EU‑27 compared with GDP and population.
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Figure Resource use per person, by country, 2000 and 2007
This graph shows the resource use per person, by country in 2000 and 2007.
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Waste and material resources
Waste is a pressing environmental, social and economic issue. Increasing consumption and a developing economy continue to generate large amounts of waste - with more effort required to reduce and prevent it. While waste was viewed as disposable in the past, today it is increasingly recognised as a resource; this is reflected in the waste management shift away from disposal towards recycling and recovery.
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Figure Long-term trends in material productivity 1980 (1992)–2007
This figure shows the material productivity (GDP per tonnes DMC) for selected EU member countries and selected non-EU countries between 1980 or 1992 (EU 12 countries and Norway), respectively, and 2007, or 2005, respectively.
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Figure object code GHG emissions avoided due to better management of municipal waste in the EU-27 plus Norway and Switzerland
This figure shows avoided net emissions of greenhouse gases from the waste management sector in EU-27 (minus Cyprus), Norway and Switzerland. More detailed, the figure shows the difference in the net emissions in years 2008 and 2020 scenarios to the base year’s (1995) net emissions
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Figure chemical/x-pdb Trends and outlook for management of municipal waste in the EU-27 (excluding Cyprus) plus Norway and Switzerland, baseline scenario
This figure shows the waste generation in the EU-27 (without Cyprus) plus Norway and Switzerland and the distribution between treatment paths from 1990 to 2020.
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Figure Shipments of notified waste from EU Member States to other EU and non-EU countries, 1997–2005
The figure illustrates the amount of transboundary shipped notified waste, in Million tonnes, traded from EU-member states to different countries. These cover countries within EU-15, EFTA, Non-OECD (inkl. BG and RO), EU-12 excl. BG + RO and OECD (non-EFTA).
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Figure Troff document WEEE put on the market, collected and recycled/recovered/reused in 23 European countries (kg/person), all figures relate to 2006
The figure shows the amount of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) that has been put on the market, collected in total, collected from private households and reused and recycled in 22 European countries, stated in kg/capita. The figures are related to the collection target of 4kg/capita/year. All values are related to 2006.
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Figure Recycling rates for packaging waste in 2007 by country
Generation and recycling of packaging waste in the member countries of the European Environment Agency. The data show that 18 countries in 2007 met the 2008 target of the Packaging Waste Directive (2004/12/EC) to recycle at least 55% of packaging waste generated, and one country missed the 2001 target to recycle at least 25%.
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Figure Biodegradable municipal waste landfilled in 2006 (% of biodegradable municipal waste generated in 1995), compared to targets of the European Landfill Directive
This figure shows 2006 landfilling of biodegradable waste as a percentage of the 1995 biodegradable waste generation and how countries comply to the EU requirements for 2006, 2009 and 2016.
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