The Garbage of Naples How the Mafia Helped Send Italy's Trash to Germany

German courts have been dealing with an unusual problem. More than 100,000 tons of Italian trash were shipped to eastern Germany, saving a waste treatment plant from bankruptcy. But what could have been a solution to Naples' notorious garbage crisis ran afoul of the law.
An ongoing problem with waste disposal reached a crisis point in Naples in 2008.

An ongoing problem with waste disposal reached a crisis point in Naples in 2008.

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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