What A Waste - A Global Review of Solid Waste Management (Urban Development Series: Knowledge Papers)


Hoornweg D. & Bhada-Tata P.
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Lead by the World Bank, this Knowledge Paper of the Urban Development Series discusses the challenge of urbanization with a focus on developing countries in the decades ahead. This report provides consolidated data on MSW generation, collection, composition, and disposal by country and by region. The report also makes projections on MSW generation and composition for 2025 in order for decision makers to prepare plans and budgets for solid waste management in the coming years. Detailed annexes provide available MSW generation, collection, composition, and disposal data by city and by country.


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