Cancun kingdom of poisonous waste
In the state of Quintana Roo there are 987 companies and government agencies that generate hazardous waste, this according to the latest census of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat).
But Cancun is the municipality that concentrates most polluting generator points.
Blood and other bodily waste from medical laboratories, automotive fluids generated in the workshops, contaminated water from hotels, part of the compendium of hazardous waste in this district.
The same census indicates that second place is the municipality of Solidarity with 208 generating sources; followed by Othon, 160; Cozumel, Isla Mujeres 76 and 19.
Semarnat divided generators of hazardous waste facilities into three categories: migrogeneradores, small generators and large generators.
In the first case there are 554 points, followed by 369 and 64, respectively.
The following is the full list of companies that generate hazardous waste in the state of Quintana Roo.