"By 2050, the world is expected to generate 3.40 billion tons of waste annually, increasing drastically from today’s 2.01 billion tons"
The What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050 Report aggregates extensive solid waste data at the national and urban levels. It estimates and projects waste generation to 2030 and 2050. Beyond the core data metrics from waste generation to disposal, the report provides information on waste management costs, revenues, and tariffs; special wastes; regulations; public communication; administrative and operational models; and the informal sector.
This Knowledge Note provides an Overview of the What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050 report. To access the full report, please click here.