Countries That Produce the Most Waste

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16. St. Kitts and Nevis
> Daily net waste generated per capita: 3.3 pounds
> Population: 54,288
> Total annual waste production: 32,892 tons
> Annual waste recycled or composted: N/A

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15. Bahrain
> Daily net waste generated per capita: 3.4 pounds
> Population: 1,425,171
> Total annual waste production: 875,788 tons
> Annual waste recycled or composted: 76,155 tons (8.0%)

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14. Iceland
> Daily net waste generated per capita: 3.6 pounds
> Population: 330,815
> Total annual waste production: 216,983 tons
> Annual waste recycled or composted: 308,018 tons (58.7%)

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13. The Bahamas
> Daily net waste generated per capita: 3.7 pounds
> Population: 386,838
> Total annual waste production: 264,000 tons
> Annual waste recycled or composted: N/A

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12. New Zealand
> Daily net waste generated per capita: 4.0 pounds
> Population: 4,692,700
> Total annual waste production: 3,405,000 tons
> Annual waste recycled or composted: N/A