The garbage crisis began when the landfill in the town of Naameh south of Beirut was shut down on July 17.
Since then, mountains of garbage piled up in Beirut and Mount Lebanon.
The government so far failed to resolve the crisis.
The piles of garbage serve as an uncomfortable reminder of a larger Lebanese political failure. The country has for many years faced nationwide infrastructure problems, including water shortage and daily electricity cuts.
“We have come to realize that a mafia is controlling Lebanon and its funds”, Phalange party leader MP Sami Gemayel said after party’s weekly meeting on Monday.
He was commenting on the stinking garbage in Lebanon
“We do not understand the delay in resolving the waste disposal crisis” he said
“Shame on all those who are blackmailing a company or party at the expense of the people for the sake of making money and personal gains, “he said without naming the politicians behind the crisis.