Taking a tour in Jadra to check the landfills, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Towns in the Iqlim al-Kharroub region north of Sidon have accused truck drivers of dumping waste and debris along roadsides, and the mayor of Jadra has described it as a recurring problem.The representative of Barja's municipality, Nashaat Hamieh, said that his town had recently taken action by arresting a man who was caught throwing rubble in the drainage channels between Jadra and Barja.The Mayor of the Chouf district town of Sibline, Mohammed Khaled Qaabour, called on the security forces to take the necessary measures against the drivers.The famous Sidon dumpsite caused environmental problems for residents for more than 30 years, before being turned to a proper landfill in July.
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