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Rosignano. Italy - August 2013. A view of the Solvay Factory in Rosignano and of the pipeline that transport the materia from and to the factory. The factory was built around the 1940. A local NGO calculate that 90000 tons of toxic wast was released in the sea in front of the factory.

Tommaso Rada | Caribbean Illusion

In 1941 in Tuscany nearby a small village named Rosignano, Solvay built a factory for the production of chemical products derived from NaCl.


Ghazipur Landfill Site, Delhi, India - August, 2012 - the landfill on an overcast afternoon

Chandan Gomes | The Promise of Beauty

Situated on NH 24, close to the border of Delhi & Ghaziabad, the Ghazipur landfill is Delhi’s oldest wasteland. Spread across an area of over 30 acres, the landfill now stands at a height of about 35-40 metres.


Dhaka, Bangladesh - December 2011. A worker collects liquid waste from a ditch contaminated with chromium and other chemicals. This water is used to process low quality products in the smallest factories.

Matteo Cardin | Hazaribagh – Dhaka’s tannery

In Bangladesh, the leather industry is one of the most important economy. Most of the tanneries are based in the Hazaribag area, a densily populated neighborhood of Dhaka.


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