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The Global Waste Emergency

THE GLOBAL WASTE EMERGENCY Global waste is expected to reach Solid waste generation is expected to rise by 11 MILLION TONNES 70% by the year 2025 by the year 2100 The global cost of waste will be $375 BILLION in the next ten years Waste generation estimated to exceed 11 MILLION tonnes by the end of the 21st century Household waste is estimated to reach 3000 MILLION TONS by the year 2030 What can be done? REDUCE RECYCLE food waste through better storage systems and transportation systems Encourages countries and cities to aggressively гecycle and implement "zero waste" policies 3R REUSE materials through sustainable construction and reducing waste Sources: http://www.waste-management- world.com/articles/2012/07/global-municipal-solid- waste-to-double-by-2025.html http://www.theworldcounts.com/counters/waste_ pollution_facts/household_waste_statistics •E=

The Global Waste Emergency

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As the world population grows, the pressures on waste & waste management will be enormous. The key statistics on global waste and how international co-operation hope to solve it.

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