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[Middle East Bulletin] Some disturbing news from the Middle East- Tyres Landfill

by Aaditya Singh | 23-06-2013 13:49 Comments 3 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations



Friends, I came across this article which is quite worrying and want to share with al of you. Tyres can be recyled to make walkways and roads, to create artificial coral reefs. The Kuwait Government needs to take action about this. This trash can definitely be used as a raw material for many useful items.


World?s biggest tyre graveyard: Incredible images of Kuwaiti landfill site that is home to SEVEN MILLION wheels and so huge it can be seen from space

  • Gigantic holes are dug out from the sandy earth and filled with old tyres every year - there are now over 7 million
  • The expanse of rubber is so vast that the sizeable fields are now visible from space
  • The European landfill directive means that this type of 'waste disposal' would be illegal in the UK 
  • In Britain all car and truck tyres must be recovered, recycled or reused


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2337351/Worlds-biggest-tyre-graveyard-Incredible-images-Kuwaiti-landfill-site-huge-seen-space.html#ixzz2X0kFiDDt 
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3 Comments

  • says :
    sad....
    Posted 29-12-2013 20:45

  • says :
    concerning
    Posted 28-12-2013 02:06

  • says :
    Here in Nepal also recycled..
    Posted 24-07-2013 18:26

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