Special Report

The Size of Household Waste in 50 Countries Around the World

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6. Belize
> Household food wasted annually: 45.3 million lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 114.0 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 397,621

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7. Brazil
> Household food wasted annually: 27.7 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 130.5 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 212,559,409

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8. Canada
> Household food wasted annually: 6.5 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 171.6 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 37,742,157

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9. China
> Household food wasted annually: 202.0 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 140.4 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 1,439,323,774

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10. Colombia
> Household food wasted annually: 7.8 billion lbs
> Household food wasted annually per person: 153.6 lbs
> Population as of July, 2020: 50,882,884

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