Brick kilns: Massive environment destructors

Sonika Choudhary, Nitesh Nugyal


Several factors are contributing to environmental degradation these days. One of such elements is brick kilns. Although they act as a source of employment for the less educated lot, but that is not worth in comparison to the environmental damage they cause. The illegal setting up of multiple brick kilns, that too not at a required distance in the residential areas is very common these days. In this paper, light has been thrown on the possible harmful impacts associated with brick kilns so that a lay man can get an idea of the hazards of having them in the vicinity. Research should be promoted in this particular field in order to find more efficient precautionary measures that can help in reducing pollutants released from these ‘smoky giants’.


Brick Kilns, Brick Kiln Impacts, Environment polluters, Air pollution, Anthropogenic Environment Degraders.


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