started this petition to
OF TRASH are piling up all over the world, spreading disease and destroying lives. Millions of tons of waste
are simply dumped and burnt in the open, polluting
our soil, our atmosphere and our oceans.
Many waste dumpsites are close to rivers
and shores, massively contributing to the marine
now! These most polluted, most dangerous
places on earth, must be replaced with sustainable solutions.
can be done! At the beginning of this year the
largest dumpsite in Latin America, Estrutural in Brasilia, was closed. But
other waste dumps must follow. As soon as possible.
We, the International Solid Waste Association, call on the world leaders to close dumpsites and replace them with more
sustainable, more environment‐friendly solutions. The damage on both the environment and human health is
unimaginable. We must speak out against this dangerous dumping practice and we need your support to strengthen our
campaign! We are asking for just a
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