And by 2050, waste generation in Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to more than triple from current levels.
Plastics are especially problematic. If not collected and managed properly, they will contaminate and affect waterways and ecosystems for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. In 2016, the world generated 242 million tonnes of plastic waste, or 12 percent of all solid waste, according to the report.
What a Waste 2.0 stresses that solid waste management is critical for sustainable, healthy, and inclusive cities and communities, yet it is often overlooked, particularly in low-income countries. While more than one-third of waste in high-income countries is recovered through recycling and composting, only 4 percent of waste in low-income countries is recycled.
Mini-grids are a decentralized and renewable solution, generating and distributing power at the point of consumption.
— Read on www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/06/1-billion-people-lack-electricity-solution-mini-grid-iea
Small Farmer Unit is a off grid system
It is operating and using all organics from the farm.
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This new column series highlights key energy trends by looking into electricity statistics around the world.It draws attention to global trends regarding the energy transition centered around renewables.
— Read on www.renewable-ei.org/en/activities/statistics/20180111.html
It is a good example for our country, organic waste is enough available.
South African statistics says, we can produce more then 2 GWh from organic waste.
Let us do it and fossil fuel reduction save our life.