Nexus Brief: Climate Change & Environment x Waste

In developing countries and countries in transition, the generation of municipal solid waste is increasing significantly due to population growth, economic development and urbanisation. Increasing quantities and inadequate management of waste lead to increasing greenhouse gas emissions, negative impacts on public health and environmental degradation. This nexus brief provides an overview of the issue, and highlights that a sound management of municipal solid waste is increasingly important.

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