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Video September 20, 2018

What a Waste 2.0: Everything You Should Know About Solid Waste Management

Each year, the world generates over 2 billion tonnes of municipal waste. Without urgent action, global waste will increase by 70% from current levels by 2050. Plastics alone take up 12% of global waste, equivalent to the weight of 3.4 million adult blue whales. Browse the #WhatAWaste2 data to learn more: www.worldbank.org/what-a-waste