A truck pours earth into the Mediterranean sea to extend the closed Bourj Hammoud land fill on the outskirts of the Lebanese capital Beirut on October 5, 2016 . 
The Bourj Hammoud solid waste dump occupies a surface area of 16.3 hectares and rises to about 55 m above sea level. / AFP / PATRICK BAZ        (Photo credit should read PATRICK BAZ/AFP/Getty Images)