The countries that generate the most waste per year

The countries that generate the most waste per year
Countries with the most waste

We show you the countries that generate more municipal solid waste per yearwhere China leads with 395 million tons.

Today we live in a world where Garbage is a problem every day and in most countrieswhere the pollution created by the different industries and the population itself, has managed to be part of the extinction of different habitats, animals and plants, putting the quality of life on Earth at risk.

There are different Damage to the environment caused by the disposal of residuals, as well as the contamination of water, air, atmosphere, soil, landscapes and others, but they all have something in common, it takes steps forward towards a not so pleasant future in terms of in terms of health in living beings.

According to information from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) each year approximately 10,000 species become extinct (or we extinguish them), a fact that has caused more and more companies to seek to move towards a more sustainable world, a fact that, in addition to benefiting the environment, also manages to improve their perception in society, managing to position themselves as an ESR and directly impacting its brand value.

Today the generation of waste and increased pollution is an imminent reality from which we will not be able to escape in a long time, in part due to the generation and use of plastics, toxic chemical waste, cigarettes, among other types of products that consumption habits and large companies have frequented in order to increase their income; however, there are more and more organizations that try to “do their part” to reduce the environmental impact and show themselves as socially responsible, a fact that results in a good social impression, as well as income.

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According to the Nielsen Global Corporate Sustainability Report, 66 percent of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable brands, mainly the most recent generations (such as millennials), followed by generation Z, baby boomers, etc. . This is why (in part) more and more companies are betting on adapting their efforts towards sustainabilitywhether with initiatives such as tree planting, electric transport efforts or ecological packaging.

An example of this can be found today with countless brands, such as Coca-Cola, who opted to create a universal bottle that would allow them to reuse the bottles of their products to refill them up to 25 times, to reduce the waste of plastic waste in the beverage sector.

We can also see these kinds of efforts adopting electric transportation, as demonstrated by Fedex announcing its new fleet of 100 percent electric trucksa project that I would be promoting little by little over time and depending on its reception.

Every time we can see more companies seeking to enter the world of sustainabilitymanaging to benefit in terms of image and capital, a trend that will continue to grow in recent years.

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