North Korea threatens consequences after South Korea launches 1st spy satellite
[Hello Hangeul] Inside the Korean language classroom in Madrid
Province office raided in probe into wife of opposition leader
Festivals to illuminate Seoul’s winter nights
[KH Explains] Why foreign investors continue to be net buyers despite short selling ban
[Graphic News] Mountain of electronic waste reaches new peakBy Korea Herald
Published : April 26, 2015 - 18:43
Topping the list for per-capita waste last year was Norway, with 28.4 kilograms per resident.
It was followed by Switzerland (26.3 kg per capita), Iceland (26.1 kg), Denmark (24.0 kg), the U.K. (23.5 kg), the Netherlands (23.4 kg), Sweden (22.3 kg), France (22.2 kg) and the U.S. and Austria (22.1 kg per person each).
In volume terms, the most waste was generated in the U.S. and China, which together accounted for 32 percent of the world’s total, followed by Japan, Germany and India.
Articles by Korea Herald
US deploys fighter jets in S. Korea for air exercise in Singapore
[KH Explains] Why tighter US subsidy rules could boost Chinese firms
Yoon's approval rating inches down to 37.6%