Special Report

Countries That Produce the Most Waste

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6. Aruba
> MSW minus recycled and composted per capita per day: 4.6 pounds
> Total annual MSW: 194.30 million pounds
> Total annual recycled and/or composted MSW: 21.37 million pounds recycled
> Population: 103,187 (193 out of 217)
> GDP per capita in 2017: $35,862 (34 out of 217)

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5. Cayman Islands
> MSW minus recycled and composted per capita per day: 4.8 pounds
> Total annual MSW: 132.28 million pounds
> Total annual recycled and/or composted MSW: 27.78 million pounds recycled
> Population: 59,172 (200 out of 217)
> GDP per capita in 2017: $65,996 (8 out of 217)

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4. Moldova
> MSW minus recycled and composted per capita per day: 5.7 pounds
> Total annual MSW: 8.78 billion pounds
> Total annual recycled and/or composted MSW: 1.34 billion pounds recycled
> Population: 3,554,108 (128 out of 217)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $6,490 (134 out of 217)

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3. Bermuda
> MSW minus recycled and composted per capita per day: 6.1 pounds
> Total annual MSW: 180.78 million pounds
> Total annual recycled and/or composted MSW: 39.67 million pounds recycled and composted
> Population: 64,798 (199 out of 217)
> GDP per capita in 2018: Not available

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2. Puerto Rico
> MSW minus recycled and composted per capita per day: 6.2 pounds
> Total annual MSW: 9.20 billion pounds
> Total annual recycled and/or composted MSW: 1.29 billion pounds recycled
> Population: 3,473,181 (132 out of 217)
> GDP per capita in 2018: $35,085 (36 out of 217)

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1. Monaco
> MSW minus recycled and composted per capita per day: 7.0 pounds
> Total annual MSW: 101.41 million pounds
> Total annual recycled and/or composted MSW: 5.48 million pounds recycled
> Population: 37,783 (207 out of 217)
> GDP per capita in 2018: Not available