China

A 600-foot ‘garbage belt’ has taken over a Chinese UNESCO world heritage site and is overwhelming local herders tasked with cleaning it up; Matthew Loh; Insider

Photo: Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images

Years of trash building up in the tourist-filled region has littered the region with swathes of plastic bags, paint buckets, cans, and even dead sheep and yaks.

Source: A 600-foot ‘garbage belt’ has taken over a Chinese UNESCO world heritage site and is overwhelming local herders tasked with cleaning it up

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