World’s urban waste mountain a silent problem that is growing daily

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Landfill, Albanie. Photo source: ©©Antoine Giret / Un2Vue


The amount of rubbish generated by city dwellers is set to rise steeply in the next two decades, with much of the increase coming in fast-growing cities in developing countries, according to a World Bank report published on Wednesday.

The report, What a Waste: a global review of solid waste management, for the first time provides data on municipal solid waste generation, collection, composition and disposal by country and by region…

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