The world's second-biggest garbage dump is in Brasilia. It has been growing since the 1950s, when city planners failed to factor in proper facilities for trash disposal, and now occupies the equivalent of 250 football fields.
Inside Beijing's Gao'antun incinerator plant, garbage piles past the 25-meter (82-ft.) mark inside an arena-sized garbage container where engineers operate giant claws to sift through it.
A woman shops in the produce section at Whole Foods in New York City. The company recently announced it would prohibit produce farmed using biosolids in its stores.
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