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Russia has a problem with waste management it's an issue so big that even the country's president Vladimir Putin admitted the state has ignored it for too long not someone you know will missing gauge in industrial recycling of this waste in the first place this is a huge problem especially since landfills have accumulated over the decades since Soviet times , there are forty five landfills in the Moscow region and although there are some facilities to recycle the capital's rubbish it is rarely done and authorities facing growing resistance from residents in remote regions angry at having to accommodate most goes garbage , hundreds of activists protest against the construction of a landfill site to knock on the list region last week , waste disposal in March land is a large scale ecological disaster the most of , its hopes that landfill mining the removal and processing of recyclable materials from landfill could be a viable solution the government allocated about forty three million dollars for the last year but fears of corruption arrive , Q. what's landfill reclamation is being done the state's allocates money for this but unfortunately heather is as we say a Russian peculiarity when instead of landfill being reclaimed money is being rolled , green paces says the region around Moscow is the only one in the country with a modern recycling infrastructure Bosch adds only ten percent of Moscow garbage is recycled two percent owned and eighty eight percent dumped