A photograph of a large pile of discarded rubber auto tires in rural China, along the wall in the Tibet region, captures the harsh reality of waste management and pollution. The photograph shows a towering pile of tires discarded haphazardly along a wall in a rural area. The tires are made of rubber, a non-biodegradable material that can take hundreds of years to degrade and can have a detrimental effect on the environment.
The photograph highlights the scale of rural China's waste and pollution problem and the lack of proper waste management and disposal infrastructure. The picture also showcases the impact of human activity on the environment, particularly in remote and fragile regions like Tibet. This photograph is a powerful visual representation of the environmental consequences of human action, and it calls attention to the need for better waste management and sustainable practices.
© Dan Kosmayer, 2015