AmAZ­ING fIG­URES

Asian Geographic - - CULTURE -

Bhutan 2.4 mil­lion tons of CO2

Bhutan gen­er­ates the equiv­a­lent of only 2.4 mil­lion tons of CO2, but its for­est se­quester more than 2.5 times as much.

Ja­pan 45 different categories

In their quest to be­come zero-waste, the lo­cals in Kamikatsu sort their waste into 45 different categories and more than 80% is re­cy­cled.

Tai­wan 0.86kg of waste

With Tai­wan’s re­vised waste man­age­ment sys­tem, each per­son pro­duces 0.86kg of waste per day, down from 1.08kg in 2001.

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