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  Packaging waste
Production and consumption of home appliances is also generating waste from packaging, mainly in the distribution phase.
 The majority of packaging material
is paper and cardboard
(including user manuals), accounting for 63%, plastics (26%) and wood (9%) which is mainly used for larger and heavier appliances, are the other main materials used
                                                                                                       Source: UNU-VIE SCYCLE calculations.
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Paper:
63%
 Plastics:
26%
  Wood:
9%
  Other packaging:
2%




















































































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