Living Planet: German waste in Turkey pollutes the Mediterranean | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 27.06.2019
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Living Planet: German waste in Turkey pollutes the Mediterranean

220 kilos — that’s how much packaging waste a German citizen produces each year according to the German Environment Ministry. It's more than the European average, which is 167 kilos per person. Increasing amounts of German waste are being exported to Turkey. But Turkey is one of the countries most responsible for polluting the Mediterranean, according to a report from the World Wildlife Fund. 

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