United Nations
Environment Programme

An Essential Utility Service for All

Solid Waste Management

An Essential Utility Service for All

 

Still Today...

2 billion people without access to solid waste collection

3 billion people lack access to controlled waste disposal facilities

 

Today is the time to Act

 

Public Health Priority

Extending municipal solid waste collection to 100% of urban population

 

Environmental Priority

Achieve 100% controlled disposal. Eliminate open dumping ad burning

 

Economic priority

Embrace ‘Waste to Wealth’ concept to foster job creation, sustainable industrial development and private sector engagement

 

 

 

 

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