Pace of growth of global municipal solid waste faster than rate of urbanisation

Poorest countries to face largest increases in waste management costs


(WW) – The world’s cities generate a total of around 1.3bn tonnes of solid waste per year, a volume set to climb to more than 2.2bn tonnes per year by 2025, predicts the World Bank in a study published last week. The rate of increase in global municipal solid waste (MSW) arisings exceeds that of urbanisation. The ...

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