|Trash and tires. Looks like a homeless person will burn these tires, turning them into toxic air pollution.|
|A tire decorates a sidewalk.|
Bogotá generates some 2.5 million used tires per year, according to the Secretaria de Ambiente, 30% of which end up dumped in parks, rivers and fields. In 2010, the city issued a resolution requiring tire sellers to accept used tires free of charge. But either that doesn't happen, or the sellers just toss those same tires back out onto public space.
|Will this guy use these tires - or dump them?|
But don't expect any real solutions from Petro, who seems to fear most hurting the interests of big business.
|This tire shop tosses its discard tires by its own doorstep.|
|Used tires piled up outside a tire shop. Will they be tossed in a river tonight?|