How to Finance Solid Waste Management

October 30, 2014

Cities worldwide generated more than 1.3 billion tons of solid waste in 2010, a number that is expected to grow to 2.2 billion tons annually by 2025 –the equivalent weight of the Great Pyramid of Giza, in trash, every single day. Results-Based Financing approaches can help bridge the gap between financing improvements to the system and collecting fees from residents.