The world's waste production is reaching an alarming level. We produce 1.3 billion tons of trash annually, with 250 million tons of that coming from the U.S.—the world's largest contributor. Meanwhile, in Sweden, less than 1 percent of household waste goes to landfills. In fact, Sweden has gotten so good at waste management that other countries actually pay Sweden to take care of their trash.
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Written by Curiosity Staff April 4, 2017
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