6

I would like to know the rate of production and content of municipal and industrial solid waste, globally in units of mass per area or mass per city or region.

I would be particularly interested in a globally standardized data set, but a few similar data sets from a few distinct regions would also be useful.

The OECD Factbook provides total waste by country, but I am looking for a more specific breakdown of the waste content, and a finer geographic resolution.

  • 1
    You might have better luck trying to find records on the rate of ingest at landfills & recycling centers. – Joe Aug 2 '13 at 13:13
3

I haven't found anything quite like what you want, but you might be able to build it from a bunch of separate datasets.

Many datasets have solid waste production/consumption on the level of buildings.

Here's one with aggregates for the US.

I found all of these by searching on OpenPrism. You'll probably find more if you look through more of that search's results.

1

This is a pretty old question, but I think still active. For future searches, There's reasonably good data on municipal solid waste (MSW) for Colombia in www.sui.gov.co --> aseo --> reportes --> técnico-operativos --> "Disposición Final - Operador del Sitio de Disposición Final (Formatos 8 de la Circular SSPD-CRA de 2006 y 26 de la Resolución SSPD 15085 de 2009)"

In it, there's the following data:

  • ID Empresa (company)
  • Empresa
  • Año/Mes (year/month)
  • NUSD
  • Nombre del Sitio de Disposición Final (name of landfill)
  • Origen (origin)
  • NUAP
  • Nombre del área de Prestación (name of area serviced)
  • Departamento (province)
  • Municipio (city/town)
  • Toneladas Dispuestas (disposed tons)
  • Fecha de Cargue (date of register)

As of today, the report could be accessed at: http://reportes.sui.gov.co/fabricaReportes/frameSet.jsp?idreporte=ase_com_125

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.