From the point of view of air pollution and environmental poisoning, the burning of such landfills is the worst thing that can be. There is a whole bunch of carcinogens and mutagens. The most common among them are dioxins and dioxin-like compounds. [...] This is one of the most dangerous poisons, which acts at the cellular level. This leads to carcinogenic and mutagenic effects, infertility, etc. [...] Even one molecule of dioxin can lead to disease .