29 Feb '16, 7pm

Horrifying 'river of trash' flows through the capital of Lebanon

Horrifying 'river of trash' flows through the capital of Lebanon

Last summer, officials in Beirut, Lebanon closed their main landfill, but they forgot one important thing: they failed to provide for a replacement. Now a health crisis mounts as two million tons of trash spill into the streets, creating what people have begun to call a ‘river of trash ‘ that flows through the city, spewing garbage and toxins into the once-beautiful area.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/horrifying-river-of-trash-flows-thro...

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