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What is in a Swiss rubbish bag? (household waste) What is in a Swiss rubbish bag? (household waste)
The amount and composition of municipal waste depends on a variety of factors. It is related to our living standard but wealth does not explain everything. It is also correlated with levels of urbanization, energy choices, waste management strategies and the “good” or “bad” habits of consumers. Although our garbage bins represent only a small part of the total waste generated, it is an important part: the one in which everyone can take action. Th...
17 May 2005 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Export of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes from Switzerland in 1997 Export of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes from Switzerland in 1997
This graphic shows the amounts of hazardous waste exported from Switzerland in 1997 according to export data and according to import data, as reported by parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal. It also shows the amount of waste that was disposed of, and the methods of disposal used, according to both sets of data. The graphic also illustrates the amount and type of material...
06 Mar 2006 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Import of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes to Switzerland from Other Countries in 1997 Based on Export Data Import of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes to Switzerland from Other Countries in 1997 Based on Export Data
This graphic shows the amounts of hazardous wastes and other wastes, in tonnes, imported to Switzerland from other countries in 1997. The amounts are based on export data and the graphic shows that the following countries imported hazardous wastes and other wastes to Switzerland in 1997: Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Austria. It shows that by far the largest amount of waste was imported from Germany. This graphic should be compare...
06 Mar 2006 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Import of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes into Switzerland in 1997 Import of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes into Switzerland in 1997
This graphic shows the amounts and types of hazardous wastes and other wastes imported into Switzerland in 1997, based on export data and based on import data. It also shows the amount of waste disposed of, and the methods used according to export data and according to import data. The graphic also illustrates the amount and type of material recycled according to both sets of data. No information is presented on the amount of material that was ha...
06 Mar 2006 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Export of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes from Switzerland to Other Countries in 1997 Based on Export Data Export of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes from Switzerland to Other Countries in 1997 Based on Export Data
This graphic shows the amounts of hazardous wastes and other wastes, in tonnes, exported from Switzerland to other countries in 1997. The amounts are based on export data, and shows that Switzerland exported wastes to the following countries: the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands and Finland. The graphic shows that by far the largest amount of waste was exported to Germany. This gr...
06 Mar 2006 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Export of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes from Switzerland to Other Countries in 1997 Based on Import Data Export of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes from Switzerland to Other Countries in 1997 Based on Import Data
This graphic shows the amounts of hazardous wastes and other wastes, in tonnes, exported from Switzerland to other countries in 1997. The amounts are based on import data, and the graphic shows that Switzerland exported wastes to the following countries: the United Kingdom, Belgium, Spain, Austria, Germany, the Netherlands and Finland. It shows that by far the largest amount of waste was exported to Germany. The graphic should be compared with Fi...
06 Mar 2006 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Switzerland Emissions of greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, N2O) 1990 and 2010 Switzerland Emissions of greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, N2O) 1990 and 2010
Emissions from human activities, and primarily fossil fuels, contribute to climate change, global warming and the greenhouse effect. This is primarily from industry, energy, transportation and related sectors. Please note that this collection of graphics has since been updated, please see http://www.grida.no or http://unfccc.int/ for the latest information and graphics
12 Feb 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Switzerland, greenhouse gas emissions (COP7) Switzerland, greenhouse gas emissions (COP7)
This set of graphics has been produced by GRID-Arendal in co-operation with the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for the 7th Conference of the Parties (COP-7) to the Convention, held in Marrakesh, Morocco 29th October to 9th November 2001. This graphic shows total greenhouse gas emissions from Switzerland. Please note that this graphic is outdated, and has since been replaced with more updated info...
12 Mar 2006 - by Brian Lucas, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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