A man navigates through a flooded street filled with garbage (inset, bottom left), part of the flotsam piling up in the Yangtze. Photos: Reuters
A man navigates through a flooded street filled with garbage (inset, bottom left), part of the flotsam piling up in the Yangtze. Photos: Reuters

Millions of tonnes of rural refuse are dumped in waterways a year, bill says

Millions of tonnes of untreated refuse from the countryside end up in rivers and lakes annually

A man navigates through a flooded street filled with garbage (inset, bottom left), part of the flotsam piling up in the Yangtze. Photos: Reuters
A man navigates through a flooded street filled with garbage (inset, bottom left), part of the flotsam piling up in the Yangtze. Photos: Reuters
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