Island of Tarawa A landfill in the village of Nanikai it’s one of two landfills on the island that has been constructed in an attempt to manage the island’s growing garbage disposal problems The amount of disposable solid waste is increasing as lifestyles and consumption patterns in Tarawa has changed to Western ways with increasing levels of non biodegradable materials such as cans bottles and plastics The usual methods of disposal are dumping on the seashores result in polluted waterways and lagoons ©Malin Fezehai

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