Tag: landfill

    “Waste Land” documentary (2010, Brazil, UK)

    Let’s get acquainted with the story narrated by directors: Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, and Juan Jardim. The “Waste Land”  documentary describes the largest landfill in the world – Jardim Gramacho (Garden of Gramacho) on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. Now in this “garden” only waste of all kinds “grows”. Two main lines are intertwined […]

    Kuwait starts to recycle massive tire graveyard

    More than 42 million old vehicle tyres dumped in Kuwait’s sands have started to be recycled, as the country tackles a waste problem that created one of the world’s largest tyre graveyards, GD online reports. The massive dumpsite was a mere 7 km (4 miles) from a residential suburb where residents were bothered by periodic […]

    Be’ah to begin implementing waste management services at PDO concession areas

    Oman Environmental Services Holding Company (Be’ah) has laid the groundwork for its waste management contract with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). It is ready to implement its scope, Times of Oman states. The OMR17 million contract signed in September 2019 covers all aspects of closing down traditional landfills in PDO’s concession areas and taking over non-hazardous […]