The category “Total other waste” was calculated by subtracting the categories, Total mining waste, Total construction and demolition waste, Total manufacturing waste and Total household waste from the category Total waste generation. The percentages in the figure were calculated by dividing the different categories with the category “Total waste generation”.
Percent of total generation in 2008 (%)
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either directly from the farmer or at a local fruit and vegetable market. Seasonal food is good for you and the environment. Cutting the number of kilometres your food has travelled and avoiding packaging reduces pollution and waste.
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