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Environment > Municipal waste generation: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Kilograms of municipal waste generated per year (2000).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 760 kgs per person per year 2000
2 Australia 690 kgs per person per year 2000
3 Denmark 660 kgs per person per year 2000
4 Switzerland 650 kgs per person per year 2000
5 Canada 640 kgs per person per year 2000
6 Norway 620 kgs per person per year 2000
7 Netherlands 610 kgs per person per year 2000
8 Austria 560 kgs per person per year 2000
9 United Kingdom 560 kgs per person per year 2000
10 Ireland 560 kgs per person per year 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 560 kgs per person per year 2000
11 Belgium 550 kgs per person per year 2000
12 Germany 540 kgs per person per year 2000
13 France 510 kgs per person per year 2000
14 Italy 500 kgs per person per year 2000
15 Finland 460 kgs per person per year 2000
16 Sweden 450 kgs per person per year 2000
17 Japan 410 kgs per person per year 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Municipal waste generation. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", OECD Environmental Data Compendium: 2002. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Municipal-waste-generation

Environment > Municipal waste generation: Countries Compared Map

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They calculated the total to get the average. 9730/17 gave thier average.

Posted on 16 Jun 2011

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