The environment in your pocket

The environment in your pocket (pdf 5mb)The thirteenth edition of the environment in your pocket annual publication focuses strongly on the themes of waste, recycling and sustainable consumption. It is a handy, free of charge, pocket-sized distillation of around 60 key data series. Through it we aim to make environment statistics accessible to wider and different audiences. More detailed statistics can be found at Defra’s e-Digest of Environment Statistics website.

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The publication also draws upon the UK Government Sustainable Development Strategy indicators. The full set of indicators has been published in 'Sustainable development indicators in your pocket 2009'.

Copies of this publication are available in an A6 pocket size version (product code: PB13319) Please place orders for printed copies with quoting the relevant product code above.

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Page last modified: 1 July 2010
Page published: 8 November 2007