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Enhancing opportunities for clean and resilient growth in urban Bangladesh: country environmental analysis 2018

rban India is now the world's third largest garbage generator. But the amount of waste generated is not as much of an issue as the fact that over 45 million tonnes (or 3 million trucks worth) of garbage is untreated and disposed of by municipal authorities each year in an unhygienic manner. - See more at: http://www.downtoearth.org.in/dte-infographics/clean_your_backyard-57790.html#sthash.0ZdUrs08.dpuf
rban India is now the world's third largest garbage generator. But the amount of waste generated is not as much of an issue as the fact that over 45 million tonnes (or 3 million trucks worth) of garbage is untreated and disposed of by municipal authorities each year in an unhygienic manner. - See more at: http://www.downtoearth.org.in/dte-infographics/clean_your_backyard-57790.html#sthash.0ZdUrs08.dpuf

The report analyzes the impacts and causes of pollution levels and natural resource degradation in Dhaka and other rapidly growing cities. It updates the first assessment prepared over a decade ago.
 

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