Scavengers work with head lamps as they look for useful items to use or sell at the Truitier landfill, as trash burns behind them in the Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: APScavengers work with head lamps as they look for useful items to use or sell at the Truitier landfill, as trash burns behind them in the Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: AP
Scavengers work with head lamps as they look for useful items to use or sell at the Truitier landfill, as trash burns behind them in the Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: AP

World waste could grow by 70 per cent as cities boom, warns World Bank

Waste from South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa is set to soar, far outstripping population growth

Topic |   Environment
Scavengers work with head lamps as they look for useful items to use or sell at the Truitier landfill, as trash burns behind them in the Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: APScavengers work with head lamps as they look for useful items to use or sell at the Truitier landfill, as trash burns behind them in the Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: AP
Scavengers work with head lamps as they look for useful items to use or sell at the Truitier landfill, as trash burns behind them in the Cite Soleil slum of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: AP
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