Scavengers sorting through a pile of waste at a dump area of Bantar Gebang. Photo: AFP

Indonesians living near Jakarta’s giant dump want more compensation to put up with notorious smell

  • Dubbed ‘the mountain’, the Bantar Gebang tip’s foul smell is intense – even residents who live 10km away complain
  • About 18,000 people live in three villages around the waste site, with at least 6,000 of them working as trash pickers
Topic |   Indonesia

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Scavengers sorting through a pile of waste at a dump area of Bantar Gebang. Photo: AFP
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