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Personal Garbage Developing Country 2016 146kg/person/year

2021

11 XL trash bags

Series:

World of Waste

Context:

In 2016, people living in developing countries with low income (Central Africa, Nepal, Afghanistan, etc..) generated 146 kilograms of household solid waste per person per year, equivalent to the volume of 11 XL trash bags.

 

*Data: The World Bank “What a Waste 2.0” Report

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Personal Garbage Developed Country 2016 575kg/person/year

2021

43 XL trash bags

Series:

World of Waste

Context:

In 2016, people living in developed countries with high income (USA, Europe, Australia, Japan, etc..) generated 575 kilograms of household solid waste per person per year, equivalent to the volume of 43 XL trash bags.

 

*Data: The World Bank “What a Waste 2.0” Report

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Personal Garbage Developed Country 2050 681kg/person/year

2021

51 XL trash bags

Series:

World of Waste

Context:

In 2050, people living in developed countries with high income (USA, Europe, Australia, Japan, etc..) will generate 681 kilograms of household solid waste per person per year, equivalent to the volume of 51 XL trash bags.

 

*Data: The World Bank “What a Waste 2.0” Report