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GOVERNMENT MISMANAGEMENT HAS LEBANON TURNING TO BURNING GARBAGE

12/04/2017

Due to government mismanagement of waste disposal in Lebanon, people and municipalities have turned to burning garbage, with adverse effects on nearby residents. The waste problem came to a head when the government closed the main landfill near Beirut without arranging an alternative. According to Human Rights Watch, the government has failed to find a solution since. For the full story see https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-garbage/lebanon-choked-by-burn...