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World Bank Report Highlights Benefits of Improved Waste Collection & Recycling

Beyond individuals and households, waste also represents a broader challenge that affects human health and livelihoods, the environment, and prosperity, according to a new report from the World Bank.

The study, What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050, noted that with over 90% of waste openly dumped or burned in low-income countries, it is the poor and most vulnerable who are disproportionately affected by poor waste collection and treatment.

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