Hello everyone, Today we are going to read about the largest garbage dump in the Middle East. You can see a picture of Hiriya below. Hiriya is in Isreal.
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First let's study some vocabulary. Please click this link: 英語総合iB Vocabulary.
You can read more about Hiriya here: Garbage to Green: 10 landfills turned into nature preserves, and here: Trashy Travel: Isreal's new recycling park.
There is a park in Toronto that was once a garbage dump. It's called Centennial Park. You can see a picture of the ski hill in Centennial Park below.
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So, how do Japanese deal with garbage? According to the New York Times, over 80% of garbage in Japan is incinerated. Click here to see an interesting story about garbage in Japan by the New York Times: Trash in Japan - 44 types of garbage.
What do you think of the way Japan deals with garbage? What do you think about sorting garbage? Please leave a comment below.