In many regions around the world waste collection is not consistent or do not exist. The same is true about sorting programs. This makes it impossible for these smaller communities to transition into a circular economy and stop dumping waste into their surrounding environment. An unfortunate example of this can be seen in the ancient city of Rome! You would expect that Rome of all places would not have this problem.
After spending many months in the field and interviewing waste management stakeholders, we found that many communities offering garbage collection services have no way to track and manage their fleet. This has led to inefficiencies in waste collection and prevents these communities from implementing waste sorting at the household level.
"Milan may be the fashion capital of the world, but the Italian city has more than one string to its bow, boasting one of the highest recycling rates in Europe – and an organic waste collection available to all." ~Resource
In south korea you must pay to dispose of your waste by the pound & residential waste is only collected if it is sorted. See the impact this has had on not only the recycle industry but also illegal dumping. According to the World Economic Forum despite the illegal dumping South Korea has managed to achieve a recycling rate of 95% of food waste. Considering biodegradable waste makes up nearly 50% of waste produced in most countries this is a valuable accomplishment.
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