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Are incinerators answer to Lebanon's waste crisis?

The plan to build incinerators in Lebanon raised the concerns of nongovernmental organizations and activists who put forward suggestions to solve the country's never-ending waste crisis.

Politicians and civil society groups are continuing to raise concerns and protest plans to build incinerators in Lebanon in the government’s effort to tackle the continued waste crisis.

The Lebanese government is moving forward with plans to build incinerators across the country in an attempt to combat the 2 million tons of solid waste produced each year. According to the Green MED Initiative, around 80% of this waste is then dumped into landfills that span acres.

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