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  Average material composition of home appliances
 Metals (predominantly steel) are dominating for large appliances
  Large home appliances
 Small home appliances
       Household heating & ventilation
79,4%
Microwaves
80,7%
        Kitchen appliances
77,5%
Hot water
60,4%
     Air conditioners
69,0%
Other small household
59,6%
         Dryers
67,9%
Food processing
52,1%
      Dishwashers
60,5%
Personal care
51,8%
  Plastics are slightly more prominent for small appliances
  Large home appliances Small home appliances
      Freezers
39,2%
Vacuum cleaners
60,6%
       Fridges
34,8%
Food processing
32,3%
      Other cooling
29,8%
Personal care
30,4%
       Dryers
26,8%
Hot water
18,7%
     Air conditioners
20,3%
Other small household
16,5%
    Source: UNU-VIE SCYCLE calculations based on CECED members input, EuP studies and other sources.
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