Landfills are located inequitably...

While communities with higher median incomes produce more textile waste, communities with lower incomes are more likely to have a landfill located nearby. Just as there is an issue of environmental justice here, there is also environmental racism.

Pollution does not affect people in the U.S. equally

Though landfills and incinerators in the U.S. have systems to reduce pollution, some pollu

You can read the open-access study here (link).

Pollution does not affect people in the U.S. equally

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You can read the open-access study here (link).

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