Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 76

Some 600,000 tons of garbagedisappear without a trace in the Russian capital every year, nearlyone-fourth of all the trash that Muscovites throw out, BiznesSegodnya reported August 15. Where is it going? Much of itsimply disappears because the government pays the garbage collectionservices without monitoring whether they do the work and as aresult, residents simply dump their trash wherever they can.

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