Countries That Produce the Most Waste

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26. Andorra
> Daily net waste generated per capita: 2.9 pounds
> Population: 82,431
> Total annual waste production: 43,000 tons
> Annual waste recycled or composted: N/A

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25. United States
> Daily net waste generated per capita: 2.9 pounds
> Population: 318,563,456
> Total annual waste production: 168,732,000 tons
> Annual waste recycled or composted: 89,268,000 tons (34.6%)

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24. Canada
> Daily net waste generated per capita: 2.9 pounds
> Population: 35,544,564
> Total annual waste production: 18,910,116 tons
> Annual waste recycled or composted: 6,192,918 tons (24.7%)

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23. Singapore
> Daily net waste generated per capita: 2.9 pounds
> Population: 5,607,283
> Total annual waste production: 3,004,677 tons
> Annual waste recycled or composted: 4,699,623 tons (61.0%)

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22. Seychelles
> Daily net waste generated per capita: 3.0 pounds
> Population: 88,303
> Total annual waste production: 48,000 tons
> Annual waste recycled or composted: N/A