Waste in Sicily: critical issues, business, crime infiltration
In Sicily, the waste management and disposal system, while waiting for the new waste plan to be defined sooner or later, continues to fail. There are no adequate structures and plants, cities are increasingly invaded by garbage and 700 thousand tons of waste force landfills to overload or stop them or even export waste through 78 trucks per day which produces an increase in costs that further penalizes Sicilians with the payment of the most expensive waste tax in Italy.
Organized crime that exploits the connivance of some white-collar workers in the public administration is part of this system of insufficient organization, as reported by the latest DIA report.
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