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1. Recycling percentages for Austria and Belgium are approximately 75% and 50%, mentioning that they are the most environmentally friendly countries.

2. Figures for landfill and recycling in Greece are around 90 % and 10 % respectively,mentioning that it is the country that puts the highest proportion of waste into landfill.

3. Figures for incineration of waste in Denmark and Luxembourg are roughly 48% and 46%, mentioning that only these two countries incinerate over half of their waste.

1. Austria and Belgium were the countries recycling the most rates of waste, about 60% and 50% respectively.
2. Greece reported the highest incidence of waste disposed of into landfill, which was 90%.
3. Only Denmark and Luxembourg burnt more than half of their waste, which were nearly 60% of total waste.

1-The most environmentally friendly countries are Austria and Belgium,as they are recycling just over 50% of the waste they produce. 2-Greece stands out for being the country with the highest proportion of waste to be put into the landfill(approximately 90%),whereas only the remaining 10% Of the waste is recycled. 3-With regards to the incineration of waste,we can see that both Denmark and Luxemburg are the countries who incinerate over half of their waste (nearly 55 %).

Austria and Belgium are the only two countries that have the same percentage of recycling .The both countries namely Austria and Belgium are the most environment friendly countries.

1. Belgium and Austria are the most environmentally friendly countries with the recycling percentages are over 60% and approximately 50% respectively.
2. The landfill percentage of Greek is more than 90%, meaning that among the countries listed on the graph, this nation puts the highest proportion of waste into landfill.
3. The incineration rate of Denmark and Luxembourg are greater than 50%, showing that these two countries incinerate over half of their waste.

Simon,
Thank you so much for this amazing website, all your help and advices.You are the best and what you are doing here is incredible. I got 7 (overall ) and 6.5 from the writing test. Although my writing performance was so much lower comparing to practices that i made at home, I could get 6.5 . In my humble opinion, even though writing task 1 is worth less than writing task 2, it plays a crucial role when we do not have good ideas for the writing task 2 (and we can never be sure that we will come up with good ideas for the writing task 2 cause the topic can be so much strange, however writing task 1 question types are mostly similar to eachother) so for the ones who will take the IELTS exam please do not underestimate writing task 1 and practice all types of questions even the ones which rarely appear.I was asked to comment on changes in one area over a time period (map question which does not show up frequently) and one line chart and thanks to you Simon i could manage the question in the way that i wanted. THANKS AGAIN SIMON:))))

If you exam the chart closely, you can find Austria and Belgium, recycled almost more than half of their waste, are the most environmental friendly countries. While Grace and Ireland adopt both landfill and recycling, the landfill is still taking up nearly 90% of their waste. Last data worth noticing is that Denmark and Luxemburg are the only two countries that use incineration as the primary measure to manage the waste. (71 words)

@BERRAK
Congratulations!
THIS IS THE RESULT OF YOUR EFFORTS AND HARD WORK THAT YOU HAVE MADE .

1. The percentage of waste that were recycled/composted in both countries, Belgium and Austria, were approximately 50% and just over 60% respectively, which were the most environmentally friendly countries in the Europ.
2. Greece belong to the highest proportion of landfill to recycled/composted was 9 to 1.
3. Two of countries put the largest amount of waste into incineration were Denmark and Luxembourg.

1. Austria and Belgium were the most environmentally friendly countries, with the highest percentages of waste recycled, about 60% and 50% respectively.
2. Figure for landfill in Greece was over 90%, while there was nearly 10% of waste recycled.
3. There were two countries that incinerated over half of their waste; in particular, 58% of waste was incinerated in Denmark and 56% of waste was burnt in Luxembourg.
Please give me advice, thank you!

@jk

https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=*+both%2C+both+*&year_start=1800&year_end=2000&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t2%3B%2C%2A%20both%3B%2Cc0%3B%2Cs0%3B%3Bof%20both%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bin%20both%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bon%20both%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bto%20both%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Band%20both%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bthat%20both%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bfor%20both%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bare%20both%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bor%20both%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bby%20both%3B%2Cc0%3B.t2%3B%2Cboth%20%2A%3B%2Cc0%3B%2Cs0%3B%3Bboth%20the%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bboth%20of%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bboth%20in%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bboth%20sides%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bboth%20to%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bboth%20by%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bboth%20these%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bboth%20parties%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bboth%20for%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bboth%20as%3B%2Cc0

@maggie
My understanding is that (academic) Task 1 is truly academic, so "you" is to be avoided. "It is noticeable that..."

see Simon's comments at the end:

http://ielts-simon.com/ielts-help-and-english-pr/2016/01/ielts-writing-task-1-dont-use-these-phrases.html

@Linh

https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=at+about+*+%25&year_start=1960&year_end=2008&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t2%3B%2Cat%20about%20%2A%20%25%3B%2Cc0%3B%2Cs0%3B%3Bat%20about%2010%20%25%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bat%20about%2050%20%25%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bat%20about%2020%20%25%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bat%20about%205%20%25%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bat%20about%2030%20%25%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bat%20about%2040%20%25%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bat%20about%201%20%25%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bat%20about%2060%20%25%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bat%20about%202%20%25%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bat%20about%2025%20%25%3B%2Cc0

"while there was nearly 10% of waste was recycled."

IMHO "in particular" is used where we are picking out a selection few from a larger group; in your sentence a colon or semi-colon is quite enough.

@Linh
"The figure for landfill in Greece was over 90%".

Perhaps better to describe the situation in words, and add percentages as afterthoughts, like:
Landfill was particularly high in Greece at over 90%...
OR

Landfill accounted for the vast majority of waste disposal in Greece at 90%, leaving less than ten percent to be recycled.

@ DaNang
Thanks. I will replace "you" from my writing with something else. this is a helpful comment. thanks!

1- Austria and Belgium can be considered as the two most environmental friendly countries due their high percentage of waste recycling; about 70% and 60%, respectively.

2- Greece appears to be the least environmental friendly country with only 10% of their waste being recycled and with 90% of their waste going into landfill.

3- Denmark and Luxembourg are the two countries that incinerate most of their waste, about 60% of both Denmark's and Luxembourg's waste is incinerated.

I would appreciate any feedback!!!

1. Austria and Belgium are the most environmentally friendly countries with approximately 60% and 50% of recycled waste respectively.

2. By contrast, Greece putting the highest proportion of waste into landfill for over 80%, but recycling less than 15% of waste.

3. In terms of incineration, Denmark and Luxembourg was the only two countries incinerating over half of their waste with about 56% and 58% respectively.

@d.o
#3 (Denmark ....)

Try googling "comma-splice".

Either:

"...waste: about 60% of both Denmark's ..."

or:

"...Luxembourg's waste is being incinerated."

or :

"that incinerate most of their waste, about 60% of both Denmark's and Luxembourg's waste is incinerated."

@Xixi

"Greece putting puts ... recycling recycles..."

"Denmark and Luxembourg was were "

@Min

"The percentage of waste that were was ..."

"The two of countries which put the largest .... were...."


@Duc

"The incineration rate of Denmark and Luxembourg are is greater than 50%, "

1. According to the bar graph, Austria and Belgium are the two countries that have their waste recycled the most. At approximately 60 % and 50% respectively.
2. Greece accounts for the highest proportion of landfill waste, at around 90%.
3. Regarding to incineration disposal, Denmark and Luxembourg are the only two countries which have over half proportion of it. Around 58%and 56% respectively.

@Yuyu

"According to the bar graph" : Simon does not seem to use this type of phrase in his task 1 model answers.

"... the most, at approximately 60 %..."

"Greece accounts for ":

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/account_for

https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=accounts+for+the+highest+proportion%2Chas+the+highest+proportion&year_start=1960&year_end=2008&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t1%3B%2Caccounts%20for%20the%20highest%20proportion%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2Chas%20the%20highest%20proportion%3B%2Cc0

"Regarding to incineration disposal, Denmark and Luxembourg are the only two countries which have over half proportion of it. Around.. where this accounts for more than half of waste processing, at around 58% ..."


The bar chart illustrate four different kinds of method that be used to manage waste in 15 countries in Europe.

It is obvious that Landfill is the most popular way in dealing with wastes since it accounts for over a half in 7 countries. Among these regions, Greece rank the first and put 90% of their wastes into landfill and the rest into recycled. Denmark rank the last in this category that less than one-tenth of its waste was tackled by landfill.

Austria and Belgium are the most friendly countries in dealing with waste since recycling make the largest proportion, up to about 65% and 50% respectively.

In terms of incinerate, it contributes the largest proportion in Denmark and Luxembourg and represents nearly 60% in both. While Ireland and Greece are the only two countries where do not use this method to manage waste.

In conclusion, the methods that how to deal with waste are significantly different in all 15 countries. And it is worth mentioning that Austria and Belgium are more eco-friendly on this issue.

@hypnos

Subject/verb-ending:
"The bar chart illustrate"
"Greece rank and put"
"Denmark rank"
"recycling make"
"four different kinds ... be used"

https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=way+*+dealing%2Cway+to+deal&year_start=1800&year_end=2000&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t2%3B%2Cway%20%2A%20dealing%3B%2Cc0%3B%2Cs0%3B%3Bway%20of%20dealing%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bway%20in%20dealing%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bway%20for%20dealing%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bway%20to%20dealing%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bway%20when%20dealing%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bway%20towards%20dealing%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bway%20by%20dealing%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bway%20as%20dealing%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bway%20toward%20dealing%3B%2Cc0%3B%3Bway%20from%20dealing%3B%2Cc0%3B.t1%3B%2Cway%20to%20deal%3B%2Cc0

"and the rest into are recycled"

"category that with less than one-tenth of its waste was tackled by going into landfill"

"...Belgium are the most eco-friendly countries.."

"recycling makes up the largest proportion"

"In terms of incinerateion,"

"the only two countries where do not to use this method"

"the methods that how to of dealing "

" the methods...are significantly different in all 15 countries.": this makes it sound like no two countries are alike.

This is from a real EU report for 2014:
"Significant differences could be observed among the EU Member States concerning the use they made of these various treatment methods. For instance, some Member States had very high recycling rates (Italy and Belgium), while others favoured landfill (Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Sweden and Finland)."

@hypnos
"the only two countries not to use this method"

@ wanda

Thank you so much!

@DaNang
Thank you so much for your helpful advice :)))

1. As can be deduced from the chart, Austria and Belgium are the most environmental friendly countries, accounting for almost 50% of waste being recycled.

2. Among all 15 EU countries, Greece puts the highest proportion of waste into landfill, that is, around 90% and the rest is recycled.

3. The least environmental friendly waste management is carried out by Denmark and Luxembourg as they incinerate around 58% and 55% of waste respectively.

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