By 2050, the world is expected to generate 3.40 billion tonnes of waste annually, increasing drastically from today’s 2.01 billion tonnes. What a Waste presents national and urban waste management data from around the world and highlights the need for urgent action.

This new report by World Bank on the state of municipal solid waste (MSW) around the world predicts a sharp rise in the amount of garbage generated by urban residents between now & 2025. It offers consolidated data on MSW generation, collection, and disposal by country & by region.