Unsafe waste disposal threatening Saudi public health

Unsafe disposal of garbage and medical waste is posing threat to public health in Al-Ajwad District in eastern Jeddah.
Disgruntled area residents have complained that a company operating in the neighborhood is causing pollution as it incinerates garbage and medical waste using primitive methods for the past many years

http://www.saudigazette.com.sa/index.cfm?method=home.regcon&contentID=2010112587966

There are many very good clinical waste management operations in Saudi, the Emirates and right across the region, but comprehensive cradle-to-grave waste management operations are frequently fractured, often due to the lack of a comprehensive infrastructure.

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