Brazil


Facts on Brazil:

  • 204.860.000 inhabitants (81.900.000 Germany)
  • 8.514.877 km² area (357.375,62 km² Germany)
  •  2.417 billion USD nominales Bruttoinlandsprodukt (2014)

 

 Area of waste (2013):

  • 78,000 tons/day of waste were diposed insufficiently (41.7%)
  • A total of 62.7 million tons of waste per year is produced
  • The state of Rio Grande do Sul 2.7 million tons
  • 60% of the municipalities use unacceptable landfills
  • Brazil is the 5th largest source of solid waste in the world
  • The market is estimated at 24 billion BRL
  • Only 1.4% is recycled
  • 38% of the waste water is treated
  • 36.9% of the water is lost during the transport

 

Facts on the state of Rio Grande do Sul:

  • 10.695.532 inhabitants (1.605.173 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern)
  • 281.730 km² area (23.211 km² Mecklenburg-Vorpommern)

 

Facts on the capital Porto Alegre:

  • 1.409.939 inhabitants
  • 497 km² area

 

Source: gtai, wikipedia