Municipal Solid Waste: Turning a Problem Into Resource

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Le Courtois, A.
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Reports, Case Studies & Assessments
Publishing year:
2012

The management of municipal solid waste (MSW) sector is worth USD 390 billion in both OECD and emerging countries and provides up to 5% of urban jobs in low-income countries. Global MSW production is projected to double in the next 15 years. MSW management in developing countries is currently inadequate, posing a challenge, yet also an opportunity for the private sector.

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