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Animation (swf) Green tip - the fridge
Located in Media Audiovisuals
Animation (swf) Green tip - the mug
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Animation (swf) Green tip - washing machine
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Household consumption
Consumption of goods and services in EEA member countries is a major driver of global resource use — and associated environmental impacts. European consumption (food and drink, housing, mobility and tourism) is resulting in an increasing share of environmental pressures and impacts worldwide owing to burgeoning global trade. Achieving significant reductions in these effects calls for a change in private and public consumption patterns to supplement gains from improved technology and production processes.
Located in Environmental topics Household consumption
Publication Household consumption and the environment
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File Intelligent shopping: energy efficient appliances
European consumers aren’t fully aware of the advantages to be gained by new and efficient electrical appliances. When buying new appliances, it is essential for the consumer to be able to make a well-informed choice. The industry, pushed by the European Commission, has invested in products able to provide a high performance while reducing the environmental impact.
Located in Environmental topics Energy Multimedia
Daviz Visualization Share of the EU-27’s environmental footprint exerted outside EU borders
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File chemical/x-genbank Spreading green consumption tips in Copenhagen
Too often, people think that the responsibility for environmental problems lies solely with industry or policy makers. Yet consumers have an equally important role in environmental matters, as their everyday choices have big impacts on the environment. During the famous Copenhagen Culture Night 2008, the European Environment Agency tackled sustainable consumption issues in a creative way.
Located in Environmental topics Household consumption Multimedia
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