Stagnant water turns green with cyanobacteria in a body of water connected to the Buriganga River. Fuelled by a growing international appetite for leather, the industry represents a sizeable chunk of Bangladesh’s yearly export revenue. There are about 200 leather tanneries in the Hazaribagh district of Dhaka, the capital. Some use modest technology and machinery, but most operate as they did decades ago and release untreated toxic chemical waste near residential areas.
We went to an abandoned Laboratory today.
Definitely need to go back during the day with my proper camera now we’ve had a the initial scout around.