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1.4 How to calculate key figures in practice

In addition the net material intensity (which is the amount of material which is not material recovered after use) can be calculated based on data from national statistics on material recovery rates and an evaluation of the possibility to recycle each part of the packaging system. The rates from Norway in 2003 are shown in Table 2 as an example.

Table 2

Table 2         Material recovery rates for Norway, 2003.