One of the defining issues of our time
Ground Water Pollution
Although the idea that these are harmless things the fact is that our drinking water is put at risk from landfills. A few drops a hazardous chemical TCE would result in a whole swimming pool worth of water to become undrinkable. Research shows that 81% of landfills have leaked this chemical.
Why do we have this issue
OUr culture of consumerism at a constant pace has resulted in much more thing being thrown out. Also this has caused he number of land fills to grow and keep on growing significantly.