Burning garbage in Conakry: a burning issue / L’incinération des ordures à Conakry: un sujet plus que brûlant

Burning garbage in Conakry / incinération des ordures à Conakry
Burning garbage in Conakry / incinération des ordures à Conakry

 

Every day, many people simply throw their garbage on the floor, or burn it in Conakry. Indeed, burning garbage is a habit for the inhabitants of the city, but is it really a solution to reduce pollution?

Boubacar explains that he throws his garbage in a trash can at home. Each morning his trash is picked up by a young boy. He pays him 1000 GNF (0, 1 euro) for this service.

Boubacar's trash can / poubelle de Boubacar
Boubacar’s trash can / poubelle de Boubacar
Conakry's most commonly used trash cans / types de poubelles utilisées à Conakry
Conakry’s trash cans / poubelles de Conakry

 

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