Sukleen workers collect garbage in Beirut, Sunday, July 27, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Waste management company for Beirut stopped collecting trash Monday due to protests by Chouf residents against burying garbage in their neighborhoods, less than two days after trash pick-up had resumed in the capital.On Saturday, Environment Minister Mohammed Machnouk announced that new landfills had been identified and that Sukleen workers were preparing to resume trash pickup.Sukleen, which is in charge of collecting trash from Beirut and Mount Lebanon, had originally stopped waste pickup on July 19, two days after the closure of the Naameh landfill.
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