Author Archives: Marie Kostrz

The dirt beneath the stretcher

Located in the Jisr al-Wati district of east Beirut, the infectious medical waste treatment center of NGO Arcenciel is never empty. All day long, trucks bring in tons of waste generated by 112 hospitals in Beirut and its surroundings. Since 2003, Arcenciel has carried out a very necessary task: sterilizing medical infectious waste, which often