Sukleen workers empty dumpsters in Beirut, Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Sukleen rejected allegations Monday that foreign workers have been fired to be replaced by Lebanese and Syrian workers.In an unrelated development, the streets of the southern district of Nabatieh remained flooded with trash Monday due to the mismanagement of a south Lebanon waste-treatment plant.A report, drafted by activists, environmentalists and NGOs in the Nabatieh district, attributed the area's waste crisis to a breakdown in the collection and transportation of trash by the company running the recycling plant in the village of Kfour.Residents have been demonstrating for over three weeks against the trash piling up in the streets and the mismanagement of the area's waste, warning of another environmental catastrophe. Residents said that the waste sorting plant in Kfour did not meet environmental standards.
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