Canada, we need to do better! municipal-waste-graph-canada-last

Canada produced 777 kg per capita of municipal waste in 2008. On a per capita basis, a total of 729 kg of waste was disposed per person in 2010.

The province with the lowest per capita disposal rate in 2010 was Nova Scotia at 389 kg per person. British Columbia, New Brunswick, and Ontario also disposed less waste per capita than the national average. The province with the highest per capita disposal rate was Alberta at 1,052 kg per person. Per capita waste disposal decreased between 2008 and 2010 for all provinces except Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Saskatchewan.world waste generation