Ahmad El sawi Zantout Bridgestone VIP Card
Ahmad El sawi Zantout
Ahmad El sawi Zantout Ahmad El sawi Zantout
SELECTION BY SIZE
front tire size FRONT TIRE SIZE
SEC.WIDTH
ASPECT RATIO
RIM SIZE
rear tire size REAR TIRE SIZE
SEC.WIDTH
ASPECT RATIO
RIM SIZE
Bridgestone - Profile
BRIDGESTONE
Tires Blog

Tire burning threatens Lebanon's public health and economy

July 18 2012 00:00  2453 views
Tires
Tires in lebanon Tires Tires

Lebanese environmental and health experts warned of the health hazards caused by tire burning that protesters often engage in during demonstrations.

Citizens gathered in Beirut to protest the burning of tires, as participants carried tires decorated in colours. They blocked traffic in the capital to express their anger with the practice. The demonstration against tire burning occurred as environmental, tourism and health experts increased their warnings against the practice, which they said is a threat to public health. On the environmental level, experts said the practice is also a threat to Lebanon's environment, especially because clearing the air of toxic substances takes a long time.

"The rubber in the tires generates toxic emissions, some of which remain suspended in the air for a long time and travels long distances through the air," said Nada Zaarour, chairperson of the Green Party. Lebanon's Green Party, which champions environmental protection, sustainable development and human rights, is the first party in Lebanon to focus primarily on green policies. Zaarour warned that burning tires pose multiple health threats. "Those substances are harmful to the environment and public health and damage the nervous and respiratory systems," she said, noting that individuals who set tires on fire are the most vulnerable to its toxic effects. "The burning of one tire produces as much pollution as the exhaust fumes of a car travelling from north to south Lebanon," Zaarour said.

Zaarour said she wished citizens were more aware of the harmful consequences of burning tires and wondered who will pay the cost of cancer treatment for citizens affected by the smoke. Demonstrators can apply pressure on policy makers through more civilised methods, she said.

Tires

carre بالفيديو: خطوات بسيطة لتبقى سيارتك دائماً نظيفة

October 21 2017 12:30

carre It is the right time to change your tires! Know more...

October 20 2017 17:30

carre Buy now your Bridgestone Ecopia Tire for ONLY $71 TTC! Know More

October 18 2017 19:30

carre صار وقت تربح ! شارك بالمسابقة لتحصل على سيارة فورد فوكس و جوائز عديدة

October 17 2017 12:30

carre هذه التفاصيل لربح سيارة فورد فوكس وجوائز قيّمة

October 16 2017 17:30

carre بالفيديو: شاهدوا أخطار الأمطار على السيارات في فصل الشتاء

October 15 2017 17:30

carre Did you know that Our Luxury is Affordable?

October 14 2017 12:30

carre Did you know that Our Luxury is Affordable??

October 13 2017 17:30

carre شارك بالمسابة وإربح جوائز قيّمة ... لأنك مهم عنّا

October 12 2017 19:30

carre بدّك تغيّر سيارتك! اتبّع هالخطوات واربح

October 11 2017 19:30

carre شارك بالمسابقة لتحصل على سيارة فورد فوكس و جوائز عديدة

October 10 2017 12:30

carre Did you know That Our luxury is affordable??

October 09 2017 17:30

carre إكتشف ما هي الخطوات التي تخولك ربح السيارة

October 08 2017 17:30

carre You are VIP? use your card to win!

October 07 2017 12:30

carre لأنك مهّم عنا شارك بالمسابقة وإربح

October 06 2017 17:30
  1 |   2 |   3 |   4 |   5 |   6 |   7 |   8 |   9 |   10
car tires - adrenaline     bridgestone motorsport   tire safety
Dealers 
zantire 
join us on facebook  follow us on twitter 
Mme Curie Str., Minkara Center Bldg., 3rd Floor, Beirut, Lebanon - P.O Box: 5584 - Tel: 01-750 444 - Email: info@bridgestonelb.com
Web Design & Development by
Softimpact