This analytical report finds that up to 10 billion tonnes of urban solid wastes are produced globally each year, and 3 billion people lack access to controlled waste disposal facilities. The document projects that, unless urgent action is taken, waste volumes will double in lower-income African and Asian cities by 2030 due to population growth and rising urbanization and consumption.


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Organization: UNEP, International Solid Waste Association General Secretariat

Theme: Health

Topics: Land Use Management, Chemicals and Waste, Technology

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2015

Language: English