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Richer countries produce richer waste

The more affluent a country is, the more waste it produces a report by CyclOpe and Veolia Environmental Services has found.Following up from its 2006 report From Waste to Resource, results show developed countries China, the USA and the EU15 top the list as the biggest producers of municipal waste.  According to From Waste to Resource: An abstract of 2009 World Waste Survey, waste from richer countries contains more packaging materials ...