Rubbish Mountain – level 1
A big landfill is in Russia. It is 50 meters high. It is on 33 hectares of land. It looks like a mountain. Big trucks bring 1,000 tons of rubbish every day. It is rubbish from buildings fifty years ago.
It is all kind of rubbish today. Smoke and dangerous gas come out from the landfill. Wind blows the gas to the nearby town. People breathe the dangerous gas. It smells bad, too.
An environmental organization knows the situation. They ask the owner to close the landfill. Nothing happens. Trucks come every day.
People protest. Nobody is listening.
Difficult words: landfill (a place where people put things which they do not want to put in the ground), hectare (an area of 10,000 square meters), environmental (something that relates to the natural world)
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