Current status of
The cost of solid waste management will increase from today’s annual $205.4 billion to about $375 billion in 2025
World cities generate about 1.3 billion tonnes of solid waste per year. This volume is expected to increase to 2.2 billion tonnes by 2025.
Of the 218 countries that exist on our planet, only the top 15 most affluent nations have relatively adequate waste management services.
In low-income countries, collection
services make up the bulk of a municipality’s Solid Waste Management budget, as high as 80 to 90% in many cases.
The city of London alone produced around 22m tonnes of waste every year.